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Santa Clara University Voted One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area

Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – April 29, 2010 – Santa Clara University has been voted one of the “Best Places to Work in the Bay Area” in a 2010 survey that’s sponsored by the San Francisco Times and the San Jose Business Journal. SCU was ranked number eight in the “large employers” category (501-1,500 employees) and was the only university in the Bay Area to make the list.

SCU President Michael Engh, S.J., congratulated and thanked faculty and staff for fostering a work environment of mutual respect and genuine concern for one another.

“The positive campus climate they help create benefits the entire Santa Clara family, especially the students,” he said.

The annual survey ranks the top 125 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area based on extensive questionnaires regarding management practices, policies, benefits, work climate, culture, diversity, career development, and training.

In the last six years, Santa Clara has ranked in the top 15.

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Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,600 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, theology, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see

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