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Phase 1

Publicly Available Living Wage Policies in American Higher Education

(Aug 2015-Dec 2017) This study provides analysis of publicly available living wage policies with institutional data including academic reputations, net operating margins, bond ratings, and presidential tenure. Institutions with policies will be identified in the final published study. Status: Data collection has concluded for Phase 1.

Phase 2 – Open now!

Living Wage Policies in American Higher Education

(Mar 2018-Dec 2018) This study provides analysis of living wage policies, institutional data, and interviews of Chief HR Officers in institutions which have enacted living wage policies. Participants’ institutions will not be identified in the final published study. Status: Data collection for Phase 2 has begun; to ensure that your institution is included in our outreach, please contact usIf you received an email from Dr. Weidner inviting your institution to participate in the study, please use the link in that email (if you need a link resent, please email weidner@sju.edu).

Phase 3  – Open now!

Living Wage Practices in American Higher Education

(May 2018-Dec 2018) This study provides analysis of interviews of Chief HR Officers in institutions with living wage practices. Participants’ institutions will not be identified in the final published study. Status: Data collection for Phase 3 has begun. If you received an email from Dr. Weidner inviting your institution to participate in the study, please use the link in that email (if you need a link resent, please email weidner@sju.edu). The interview appointment schedule can be reached by clicking “Phase 3 – Open now!” above.

To ensure that your institution is included in our outreach, please contact us.

Upcoming phases of the Living Wage Policy Study are described here.