Academics are sick of workplace pressure

November 14, 2007

20% of Canadian professors report that a high-stress work environment is having a negative impact on their health.  A new study finds stress in the post-secondary work environment "surprisingly high."  Working at a college or university is shown to not be "the easy job that most people think it is."  Out of 1,500 academics surveyed at 56 universities, more than 10% report being so "clinically distressed" that they could qualify for long-term leave.