College Named "Great College to Work For" Fourth Year in a Row
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michelle Tooker, Public Relations
(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA)—For the fourth consecutive year, The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized Delaware County Community College as a Great College to Work For. The results were released as part of The Chronicle’s sixth annual report on the Academic Workplace in which more than 45,000 employees from 300 institutions around the country were surveyed. Of the 97 colleges recognized overall, Delaware County Community College was the only two-year college in Pennsylvania to earn this distinction.
“The Great Colleges to Work For distinction continues to provide excellent benchmarks to help us understand what we are doing well, and where we can make improvements. We will make those improvements within a community that values the needs and contributions of every individual, works well together toward student success, and helps to make Delaware County Community College a great place to work,” says College President Dr. Jerry Parker.
This year, the College was recognized in six categories:
- Compensation & Benefits
- Job Satisfaction
- Teaching Environment
- Work/Life Balance
- Workspace & Security
Great College to Work For is one of the largest and most-respected higher education workplace recognition programs in the country. Administered by ModernThink LLC, the assessment consisted of a questionnaire about institutional characteristics and a faculty and staff survey.
For more than 45 years, Delaware County Community College has served as the center of educational opportunity for residents of Delaware and Chester Counties. Here, students find affordable open admission to higher education and can earn and Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Fine Arts (A.F.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.) or an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. The College’s competitive programs offer dual enrollment and transfer options to four-year colleges and universities, prepare students for entry into the workforce, award professional certificates and provide career advancement and lifelong learning opportunities. The College serves a diverse population of more than 28,000 credit and non-credit students each year. For more information, visit www.dccc.edu.
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