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Life Outside Work

Work-Family Conflict

These graphs are based on responses to questions that assessed the levels to which faculty's work life interfered with their home life, such as "The demands of my work interfere with my home and family life" and "My job produces strain that makes it difficult to fulfill family duties."

Work-family conflict was reported to be fairly high for faculty across all four campuses, and appears to be stable across both survey time periods of 2006 and 2008.

Work-Family Conflict

Work-Family Conflict

Work-Family Conflict by Campus

Work-Family Conflict by Campus

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Family-Work Conflict

These graphs are based on responses to questions that assessed the levels to which faculty's home life interfered with their work life, such as "The demands of my family or spouse/partner interfere with work-related activities," and "Family-related strain interferes with my ability to perform job-related duties."

Family-work conflict was reported to be low for faculty across all four campuses, with the Duluth campus reporting the lowest family-work conflict.

Family-Work Conflict

Family-Work Conflict

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Family-Work Conflict by Campus

Family-Work Conflict by Campus

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Overall Health

This graph is based on responses to statements that assessed faculty's overall physical health.

Faculty considered their general health to be quite good; 95% reported their health to be excellent, very good, or good.

Overall Health

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General Well-being

Faculty members were asked to report their satisfaction with life as an indicator of their general well-being. Faculty members at the Crookston campus reported the lowest levels of general well-being.

Satisfaction with Life

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Satisfaction with Life by Campus

Satisfaction with Life by Campus