CU is PU (Pharisee University)-- for the past two decades
Associate Professor (Former Employee) – Cedarville, OH – July 3, 2017
Every hackneyed stereotype of backwards, oppressive Pharisee-ism unfortunately rings true at this so called Christian college; sad part is, that there are still some wonderful people who work here (they are most likely stuck, unable to career move out from there, after this many years dedicated; after all, academic jobs are in terrible decline) -- plus, my students were generally among the best young people I have ever taught-- ever...yet still, they too were stuck: stuck with the false PR they (and their parents & churches) bought into when first deciding to attend there. Tenure for women? a joke --unless you are married to it. Tenure durability for anybody? (i.e. tenure doesn't really mean anything here: Want examples? See AAUP censure of Cedarville and its very own alumnus professor who respectfully expressed an "other" possible theological opinion (read: Bible department in-bred) --and he was fired, his tenure revoked! Or, how about the lady professor (and her husband) who made jazz and contemporary music well known on the campus (as well as off campus) who was rated for teaching excellence by her students, ...when (almost) up for tenure review-- she too was first threatened, then slandered -and ultimately driven away. (Strong student support for their profs did not matter in either of these cases either...) There is NO tenure of any validity on this campus. Honestly, after having worked there ...and having observed how several wonderful colleagues were treated, I left-- of my own accord, and never looked back. I counsel students to stay far away from the place--more... even today. Still under censure, with no apparent intent to show repentance towards those they've so egregiously wronged, it's hard to trust in the true nature of the Christianity in this administration or its Board: my mind always returns to the parables Jesus told...about those forgiven much, yet continually unwilling to forgive the smallest offenses themselves... what else can be said?less
All the people are very Christian like and very effective in working. People are understanding and they know how to corporate with each other. I was the teacher's assistant and office assistant, and they were not hard jobs at all, and no one gave me a hard time.
It's a wonderful work environment if you adhere to the doctrine the University employs. The coworkers are friendly, and the supervisors are very hands off unless help is needed. The job isn't too challenging, but there's enough to keep you busy.
Shadowed a social worker (Former Employee) – Brooklyn, NY – April 18, 2016
A great place to learn about psychology and spiritual enlightenment. There is a great community of people that allow you to be yourself and grown as an individual. They prepare students well for many things outside of academic life and guide you in the direction that you feel is right.
General Carpentry & Carpet Crew (Former Employee) – Cedarville, OH – August 11, 2014
My overall experience at Cedarville University was amazing. It was a refreshing experience to have employers and bosses that actually cared about their employees and were willing to get to know them even outside of the workplace. I hope to find work that is as enjoyable as this experience.
Overtime, Adequate breaks, pot luck lunch on Fridays, steady hours, helpful staff
Cedarville was a very cool place to work because they were really very laid back about when you wokred, who you could trade work with, etc... It had several positions you could work at, and you could different ones throughout the week if you felt you could do it.