Slave-driving institution, politics, nepotism, disregard for confidentiality and protocol/policy
Pros: beautiful campus, kind academic faculty and staff in many areas/depts: music, arts, media, psychology
Cons: not a good surrounding neighborhood and shady senior/executive staff, not a good life/work balance, gossipy environment.
Depending upon the department/area you will work long hours, skip lunch, be on-call while on vacation and likely be treated miserably. While this review represents my personal experience, there is a lack of confidentiality, gossip and a disregard for the work done by those whose role it is to guard the policies and guidelines. Senior level staff make decisions and approvals behind the scenes while staff that are responsible for compliance of the policies are disregarded. Classified staff are treated like second class citizens although they make up a large majority of the clerical / administrative staff. I could go on.....