Mount St. Joseph University has received recognition for a “2021 Great College to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

msj quad with st. joseph statue during fall

Mount St. Joseph University has been named a Great College to Work For® for a 2nd consecutive year.

The results, released on September 17th in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 196 colleges and universities. In all, 70 of the 196 institutions achieved “Great College to Work For” recognition for specific best practices and policies.

Results are reported for small, medium, and large institutions, with the Mount included among the small universities with 500 to 2,999 students, and was named to the Great Colleges Honor Roll, a status granted to only 42 colleges each year who are highlighted most across the recognition categories.

Mount St. Joseph University won honors in 9 categories this year:

  • Job Satisfaction & Support;
  • Professional Development;
  • Mission & Pride;
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness;
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership;
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being;
  • Shared Governance;
  • Faculty Experience;
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

"Having Mount St. Joseph University again recognized in the Annual Great Colleges to Work For Assessment is indicative of the community we build on our campus in the way we live the mission," says Janet Cox, Dean of Students. "The mission is not a paragraph of words displayed on a wall or a website.  It lives in the hearts of the employees who educate and support our students and each other – especially in challenging times." 

Thank you to the Mount Community for your hard work and dedication—each of you contributed to this honor. Stay safe, stay well, and remember: we are Mount St. Joseph University, and everything we do, we do with the Heart of a Lion.