EHRA Faculty and EHRA Professionals Exit Interview

We are interested in identifying trends and opportunities to improve the working and learning environments at Appalachian. Please respond to each of the following questions with candor; your constructive feedback will help Appalachian enhance its ability to develop an environment that encourages all employees to grow and develop in their professional roles. Your name is not required, but optional. An administrative summary of responses from each university division, absent names, is forwarded semi-annually to the chancellor, to the provost, and to the appropriate vice chancellor, associate vice chancellor, dean, or director. Thank you for your willingness to participate in this effort. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Susan King in the Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance at 828-262-6643 or kingsh@appstate.edu.

Years/Months
Questions

When answering the following question, please rank all responses (1 = MOST APPLICABLE; 6 = LEAST APPLICABLE) and elaborate as much as possible in the remarks section.

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Academic environment
Reputation of department, division or office
Opportunities for careeer growth
Prior professional associations
Salary/benefits
Opportunity for student engagement/development
Opportunity for business/systems/data management
Appalachian's reputation for student/faculty interaction
Research opportunities
Caliber of professional staff/faculty
Location and surrounding community
Arts, cultural programs, and outdoor recreational programs
Personal connection to the area

When answering the following question, please rank all responses (1 = MOST APPLICABLE; 6 = LEAST APPLICABLE) and elaborate as much as possible in the remarks section.

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Teaching/student interaction
Spirit of innovation in department/office
Directing student research
Meaningful, challenging work
Opportunities for advancement
Salary/benefits
Opportunities for team leadership
Opportunities for project/program development
Program assessment duties
Caliber of colleagues
Recognition of work
Research opportunities
Interdisciplinary partnerships
Service learning programs
Faculty or staff mentor
Opportunities in facilities/grounds enhancement
Diverse learning/working environment
Flexibility of workday
Contributions to university task forces and committees

When answering the following question, please rank all responses (1 = MOST APPLICABLE; 6 = LEAST APPLICABLE) and elaborate as much as possible in the remarks section.

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Anticipated or denial of tenure
Non-renewal of contract/position
Involuntary separation
Discontinuation of funding
Partner's career opportunities/lack thereof at ASU
Retirement
Family, health or personal needs
Career change
To further education
Salary/benefits dissatisfaction
Lack of advancement opportunities
Lack of recognition for work
Lack of diversity
Relocation
Bullying/intimidation
Perceived harassment/discrimination
Unwelcoming workplace/lack of collegiality
Workload/work hours
Quality of supervision
High cost of living
Faculty governance/academic freedom issues
Language/cultural barriers
Lack of supervisor support for a reasonable accommodation for a documented disability
Lack of affordable child/elder care options

If you'd prefer not to submit this information electronically, please print the completed interview form and then save it to your computer as a document. No information will be recorded electronically with this option. You may mail or bring a hard copy of your survey to EDC Office, 123 I. G. Greer Hall, ASU Box 32053, Boone, 28608, Attn: Susan King. To schedule an appointment for an interview in person, call 262-2144 or email kingsh@appstate.edu.

Thank you for your employment, your contributions, and for completing this survey.