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Faculty Life Holy Cross
Learn more about faculty life at the College through this short video.
Our 10:1 student to faculty ratio is among the best in the country, which means that our faculty really get to know our students on an individual basis. We are one of 28 colleges in the USA that are both need-blind in our admissions policy and meet 100% of demonstrated financial need.
Every tenure-track faculty member receives a one-semester pre-tenure research leave to pursue a fully paid period of research. Tenured faculty members receive a one semester fully paid leave, or a full academic year leave at 80% salary.
The College offers a comprehensive range of faculty development opportunities including a new faculty orientation, Center for Teaching, sponsored research, conference travel support, and faculty mentor programs.
Our benefits include excellent medical plans, retirement benefits, and real estate and moving benefit programs.
Wellness and work-life balance are highly valued at the College. Our location makes it much easier for dual-career couples to find jobs in a variety of industries. The New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium offers job postings.
Worcester offers a range of cultural, recreational and professional opportunities at an affordable price, and is a 45 minute drive from Boston! Learn more about the City of Worcester in the video below.
Living and Working in Worcester
Hear more about how our faculty experience living and working in Worcester!