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Regent University Named a “Great College to Work For®” for the Fourteenth Time

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 12, 2022) – Regent University has been named a 2022 “Great College to Work For®” by The Chronicle of Higher Education—a leading trade publication for academics. For the first time, Regent earned honors in all 10 categories on the Honor Roll.

The results, released today, were based on The Modern Think Higher Education Insight Survey© that uses workplace data and policies to measure employee satisfaction.

“Receiving this prestigious honor, yet again, is humbling and rewarding because it affirms Regent University’s commitment to excellence,” said Martha Smith, Vice President for Human Resources and Adminstration at Regent. “It’s paramount that we provide an exceptional environment for Regent faculty and staff, and our faith and practice of servant leadership compels us to value and care for our workforce, as well.”

Regent University earned honors in 10 of the 10 categories on the Honor Roll:

  1. Job Satisfaction & Support;
  2. Compensation & Benefits;
  3. Professional Development;
  4. Mission & Pride;
  5. Supervisor/Department Chaire Effectiveness;
  6. Confidence in Senior Leadership;
  7. Faculty & Staff Well-being;
  8. Shared Governance;
  9. Faculty Experience;
  10.  Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

The Great Colleges to Work For® program is one of the largest and most respected workplace recognition programs in the nation. For more information and to view all current and previously recognized institutions, visit the Great Colleges website at

About Regent University

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including, business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology. Regent University is ranked the #1 Best Accredited Online College in the United States (, 2020), the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity, 2021), and the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for ten years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2022).