Lone Star College named 2022 Great Colleges to Work For®

By: Bill Van Rysdam
| Published 09/15/2022

Lone Star College has been named a 2022 Great Colleges to Work For® by The Chronicle for Higher Education in partnership with ModernThink, LLC. This is the ninth time LSC has earned this recognition.

HOUSTON, TX -- Lone Star College has been named a 2022 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education. This is the ninth year LSC has been recognized and the sixth year achieving Honor Roll status.

“The Great Colleges to Work For® program is one of the largest and most respected workplace-recognition programs in the country,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC Chancellor. “I am grateful to the Lone Star College faculty, staff and administrators that work together as a community to ensure our students receive the best education possible.”

LSC was also recognized with the Honor Roll distinction. Honor Roll status is given to institutions that were cited most often in each size category.

“In a year when the higher education headlines have been dominated by stories of faculty and staff being overworked, undervalued, highly stressed and fighting off burnout, it’s refreshing and inspiring to see the truly excellent work being done at this year’s Great Colleges to Work For® honorees,” said Richard K. Boyer, Principal and Managing Partner at ModernThink.

LSC was recognized in 8 categories for two-year institutions:

• Professional Development

• Mission & Pride

• Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness

• Confidence in Senior Leadership

• Faculty & Staff Well-being

• Shared Governance

• Faculty Experience

• Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

In all, 212 schools participated in 2022, including 130 four-year universities and 82 two-year colleges. Of those schools, 68 were recognized as a 2022 Great College to Work For®, including 46 four-year universities and 22 two-year colleges. In addition, 42 schools are on the Honor Roll, recognized as standouts in their size categories.

“Lone Star College remains committed to student success by ensuring they have access to excellence in teaching and student-centered support services,” said Head.

The ModernThink Higher Education Insight Survey© was updated for the 2022 program and vetted by a panel of higher education experts from across two- and four-year institutions, hailing from departments in research, diversity, administration and more.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, in partnership with ModernThink LLC, gathers data directly from employees about what makes their institution a great place to work. The data collected provides senior-level administrators and academic leaders with insights on the quality of the workplace experience and the competitiveness of their policies and benefits.

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