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The Chronicle’s Great Colleges to Work For Program 2014

I am pleased to announce that The College of New Jersey is participating in the Chronicle’s Great Colleges to Work For program, a study designed to recognize institutions that have built great workplaces.

Part of the program involves an employee survey distributed to a sample of each institution’s full-time Faculty, Administrators, Exempt and Non-exempt Staff. This survey was designed specifically for higher education. On March 29, this survey will be distributed to a random selection of our employees. If you are included in this random sample of employees, you will receive an invitation encouraging you to take part in this survey. This invitation will be sent to you via email containing instructions about how to take the online survey.

If you receive the invitation, please take a moment to complete the survey. You will be representing not only yourself, but all your colleagues, so please take the time to share your feedback. The results of the survey will be factored into the overall scoring process that will ultimately determine the institutions recognized. After The Chronicle publishes the findings this July, our institution will receive a report that summarizes responses to the survey questions.

This is a confidential survey that measures the strength of certain organizational competencies and relationships that most directly impact and influence an institution’s culture. Your participation and honest feedback are critical to the assessment process. To ensure the confidentiality of your responses, your survey will be processed by ModernThink LLC, a research and consulting firm focusing on workplace excellence. Our institution will not be given any information that would enable us to trace survey data back to any one individual.

We encourage everyone’s participation! A high response rate helps ensure accurate results and demonstrates the commitment of our workforce.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at, or visit The Chronicles website, Thank you for your participation and support in this important opportunity for our institution.

Gregory Pogue, DBA
Vice President, Office of Human Resources