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Friendly colleagues, bureaucratic administration, unfortunately.

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Former Employee - Associate Professor in West Chester, PA
Former Employee - Associate Professor in West Chester, PA

I worked at West Chester University full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Friendly colleagues and somewhat progressive thinkers regarding educational practices.

Cons

Very bureaucratic! Not a good work/life balance for tenure-track faculty

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  1. Lack of leadership is the watch word

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chester, PA

    I worked at West Chester University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits. Fully unionized. Nice location in Chester County.

    Cons

    Parking is horrible. Salaries are way below market. Seriously top heavy with management. Managers have been there forever and have no new ideas. Management philosophy enables every person as a decision maker so there is no clear direction or leadership. Some departments are revolving doors due to inept and entrenched administrators.

    Advice to Management

    1980 wants their management philosophy back. Hire new people that are tapped into modern business practice and know how to manage people in a real world environment.

  2. I am a full time tenured faculty member at WCU

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    Current Employee - FULL PROFESSOR in West Chester, PA
    Current Employee - FULL PROFESSOR in West Chester, PA

    I have been working at West Chester University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great department, good benefits and salary

    Cons

    Not enough faculty development funds; inadequate space for classrooms and studios

    Advice to Management

    Less managers

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