University of Notre Dame

Benefits From Robust Benchmarks and New Survey Provider

The University of Notre Dame partners with Quantum Workplace to benchmark their higher education institution against others across the nation — without breaking the bank.

Tamara Freeman


"Quantum Workplace's robust benchmarks were the primary reason for switching vendors in 2012. That was very important to us. In higher education, universities look to see what others like them do and how they compare."

Tamara Freeman
Director of Human Resources Services

The Company

The University of Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a unique academic environment. Enriched by Catholic intellectual and cultural traditions, it is a place that throughout its history has promoted excellent teaching.

Size: 5,001 – 10,000

Industry: Education

Solution: Employee Engagement Survey

The Challenges

Past surveys gave Notre Dame leaders insight into employee engagement such as, employee development, performance management, and benefits. However, limited access to data gave leadership little insight as to how to improve upon these areas. University leaders were also left wondering where they ranked in these areas compared to other higher education institutions, which historically struggle in these categories as well.

The Solution

A new employee engagement partnership that doesn’t break the bank.

  • Custom benchmarks against 14 of the most prestigious universities
  • Overall engagement comparisons to nearly 100 universities across the nation
  • Unlimited access to aggregated data
  • Ability to filter comprehensive reports by demographic to customize plans for improvement