The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) in the Harvard Graduate School of Education is a research-practice partnership and network of peer institutions dedicated to improving outcomes in faculty recruitment, development, and retention. Under COACHE, more than 300 colleges, universities, and state systems have strengthened their capacity to identify the drivers of faculty success and implement informed changes. The COACHE survey is comprehensive in scope: survey topics include research, service, teaching, facilities, resources, policies, benefits, collaborative work, mentoring, tenure and promotion, leadership, institutional governance, shared governance, collegiality, and recognition
In the spring of 2020, the Baylor faculty will have the opportunity to complete the Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey which will provide actionable data about the conditions, the environment, policies and practices that support faculty doing their best work.
Task Force on Faculty Job Satisfaction
Provost Nancy Brickhouse convened a task force on faculty job satisfaction in fall of 2019 and charged the group to determine the relative satisfaction of Baylor faculty. This will enable the Provost to better understand faculty experiences across ranks and classifications, and guide the Institution in the implementation of Illuminate, the University’s academic strategic plan.
The task force will:
The survey will launch nationally and at Baylor on February 10, 2020.
Task Force Members: