Vanderbilt University recognizes that the core strength of an institution of higher education is its faculty. To learn more about faculty satisfaction, Vanderbilt has partnered with the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) to survey Vanderbilt faculty on their perceptions of the workplace and the support provided by the university. The results allow the university to evaluate our practices and implement improvements informed by these data. The COACHE survey was first administered in spring 2016 and again most recently in spring 2020. A summary report is available below. The University Faculty Development Committee will be hosting workshops to present findings and gather feedback in March 2021.
An Overview and Discussion of the 2020 COACHE Preliminary Report to the Community
Join members of the Vanderbilt University Faculty Development Committee as they provide an overview of the 2020 COACHE Preliminary Report on faculty job satisfaction, including a presentation of high-level data, key issue areas, and a comparison to the 2016 COACHE report. This session will provide an opportunity for faculty to ask questions and share feedback.
Friday, March 26, 12:30 – 2:00 pm Register here
Tuesday, March 30, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Register here
- 2020 COACHE Faculty Survey preliminary report available; faculty input gathered through March
- 2016 COACHE faculty survey results in more than 70 action items in two years
- Provost announces expanded 2016 COACHE website with actions in response to faculty report
- 2016 Final report on faculty job satisfaction survey released by working group