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James T. Harris III
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    Some absolutely fantastic people and a great mission.

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    I worked at Widener

    Pros

    President Harris sets a great tone. There are some great folks there.

    Cons

    The alumni can be difficult. Widener had previously been Pennsylvanla Military College, and the PMC alumni are not all too keen on what has become of their school.

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    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Widener.

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    I met the VP outside of normal channels and was offered a job without really interviewing.

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Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC, 2009

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Website www.widener.edu
Headquarters Chester, PA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1821
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

You probably won't find any narrow-minded students at Widener. A private, co-educational liberal arts college, Widener University offers a curriculum that emphasizes social awareness and civic engagement. It grants undergraduate and graduate degrees through eight schools (including a law school and school of nursing) and has an enrollment of some 6,500 students. Widener operates three auxiliary campuses in Pennsylvania and Delaware, in addition to its main campus just outside of Philadelphia. Its University College campus is geared towards part-time adult... More

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