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Overall response rate

5,269

total responses

62%

response rate

See the faculty and staff rates
 

Most Improved Areas vs. 2015

2015

 

2017

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51%
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59%
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74%
UK leadership recognizes and respects the value of human differences blue rectangle 81%
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81%
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35%
grey rectangle 35% From what I hear, our pay is as good as or better than the pay in similar institutions blue rectangle 41%
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41%
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65%
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71%
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62%
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67%

View our 2017 scores from all 13 categories in the survey

 

Improvement in targeted areas from 2015 survey

2015

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2017

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35%

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41%

From what I hear, our pay is as good as or better than the pay in similar institutions

40%

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45%

I think action will be taken based on the problems identified in the survey

42%

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45%

I think the university is doing a good job of retaining its most talented faculty and staff

41%

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43%

In my opinion, the most competent people get promoted

44%

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44%

In my opinion, decisions at UK are made in a timely manner

Faculty response rate

1,176

total responses

56%

response rate

 

Staff response rate

4,093

total responses

64%

response rate

Download this spreadsheet to see response rates for all colleges and divisions.

Please note: Units with fewer than 10 employees will not appear on the spreadsheet because our threshold for an area to receive a report is 10 employees.

2017 UK @ Work scores (percent who answered favorably)
 

Survey results by category
Category Total favorable scores 2015 UK scores Universities norm*
Sustainable engagement 82% 81% 80%
University culture 68% 64% n/a
Leadership 60% 58% 60%
Communication 62% 63% 63%
Diversity and inclusion 72% 68% 71%
Operating effectively 57% 58% 55%
Empowerment 68% 67% 66%
Supervision 78% 77% 75%
Working relationships 70% 68% 75%
Performance evaluation 75% 73% 68%
Career development 60% 59% 58%
Stress, balance and workload 65% 64% 63%
Pay and benefits 63% 59% 54%

*Other universities surveyed by Willis Towers Watson

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