How college leaders can create a culture shift to stop burnout — from by Laura Spitalniak
Competitive pay and work schedules are important to attracting and retaining employees, according to a new ACE report. But so is valuing employees’ time.


Amid the Great Resignation, higher education is facing particularly high rates of employee burnout and possible attrition. But there are tangible ways college leaders can change workplace culture and increase worker retention, according to a new report from the American Council on Education.

Another highly requested benefit is a hybrid work schedule with the ability to work remotely. Nearly 70% of surveyed college employees want to work remotely at least part time, but almost two-thirds are working mostly or completely on campus, according to the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.