Imperative 4: Flourishing Employees

Continue to invest in our employees' well-being with a focus on compensation, quality of life, recruitment, and retention.

The people who comprise our community are Eastern’s greatest strength. Therefore, we seek to foster a healthy work environment that recruits and retains excellent employees. Our objective is to provide not only market-based wages, but meaningful opportunities for development, advancement, and engagement.

  1. Implement a multi-year strategy for a competitive salary and benefits structure for all University employees.
  2. Develop departmental/divisional staffing strategies, based on industry benchmarks, that are scalable to enrollment levels and the University’s resource context.
  3. Foster a University-wide culture of professional development.
  4. Nurture a Christ-centered ethos that defines and promotes fellowship, spiritual growth, and accountability in all facets of the University.