Diverse Names UMBC’s Student Affairs A “Most Promising Place to Work”

14930051824_16e91d55c2_zDiverse: Issues in Higher Education has named UMBC one of this year’s “Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs” among the nation’s research universities. UMBC was one of only 31 universities featured on the national list and one of just 14 research institutions included.

“Student affairs at UMBC is guided by the mission of facilitating learning and preparing students for success in a multicultural and increasingly global society and workforce,” Diverse reported. “The Division of Student Affairs embodies a true commitment to teamwork and community, while cultivating student development and growth.”

“At UMBC we believe that each person has a unique story that drives her passion or allows him to contribute new perspectives to our shared community,” Nancy Young, vice-president for student affairs, said. “We are pleased to be included in this impressive list and, equally important, we appreciate the opportunity to stop and reflect on why we love it here!”

This list was created using a national survey administered by the Center for Higher Education Enterprise at The Ohio State University and commissioned by the American College Personnel Association and Diverse. Read UMBC’s profile in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.