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Nebraska U ranked as state’s best education employer

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the state’s best education-based employer and one of the best overall, according to a newly published list compiled by Forbes and Statista.

Announced Aug. 24, the America’s Best Employers by State list ranks the University of Nebraska–Lincoln No. 4 among companies headquartered within the Cornhusker State. It places the university in the same category as some of the most prestigious and well-established private companies in Nebraska, including Mutual of Omaha, Kiewit and Methodist Health System.

The Forbes listing credits the university for its work as an economic and cultural driver in Nebraska through teaching, research and service.

Popular benefits that support the ranking include the University of Nebraska system’s self-insured health benefits program and retirement package. Employees are also supported through the university’s Employee Assistance Program; employee and dependent scholarship program; University Child Care; Campus Recreation; wellness programs; flexible-leave offerings that encourage work-life balance; and organizational development assistance.

Read the full article from Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing.