Virginia Tech periodically investigates factors that influence faculty members' decisions to stay or leave.

Using surveys, interviews, focus groups, and analysis of promotion and tenure outcomes, Virginia Tech tries to understand factors that influence faculty success and career satisfaction.

Faculty Exit Survey Findings 2004-2005 (PDF | 130KB)

Faculty Retention: Gender Perspective 2006 (PDF | 327KB)

Faculty Retention: Race/Ethnicity Perspective 2006 (PDF | 108KB)

Faculty Retention and Promotion 2010 (PDF | 269KB)