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Miami's Student Life among 'Most Promising Places to Work'

Miami's Student Life among 'Most Promising Places to Work'

most-promising-places-to-work.pngMiami University was named one of the top 30 "Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs" by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The list was published in the June 10, 2021 issue of the magazine. 

The national recognition celebrates vibrant, diverse, supportive environments in student affairs. It also considers commitment to staff work-life balance, professional development, and inclusive excellence. 

The research uses a web-based survey to examine categories such as family friendliness, salary and benefits, and professional development opportunities. 

“As a large public university, Miami University is known for its unparalleled commitment to the undergraduate student experience,” said Jayne Brownell, vice president for student life. "I am so proud to work with such an innovative group of professionals in student life who dedicate themselves to that commitment for every member of our diverse student body every day.”

The recognition isn’t new for student life at Miami. The division has been recognized in four of the last five years, named to the list in 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021. 

The list of the 30 most promising places to work in student affairs (in alphabetical order) includes:

  1. Bellarmine University
  2. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
  3. California State University-Channel Islands
  4. Clark University
  5. Colgate University
  6. William & Mary
  7. Davidson College
  8. Elon University
  9. Holy Names University
  10. Humboldt State University
  11. Kent State University
  12. Miami University-Oxford
  13. Pennsylvania College of Technology
  14. Rider University
  15. Rochester Institute of Technology
  16. Saint Louis University
  17. Sam Houston State University
  18. Samuel Merritt University
  19. Sonoma State University
  20. The Ohio State University-Columbus
  21. University of California at Riverside
  22. University of Delaware
  23. University of Florida
  24. University of Hawaii-Hilo
  25. University of Maryland- Baltimore
  26. University of Maryland-College Park
  27. University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  28. University of Vermont
  29. University of West Georgia
  30. West Chester University of Pennsylvania