At one small liberal arts college, retiring professors get one last chance to teach that course they've always wanted to.
Professors approaching the end of their careers say that they are ready financially, survey finds, but relatively few have figured out their needs. And younger faculty know they don't have it figured out.
With many professors balking at giving up their intellectual homes, some institutions create emeritus colleges.
Lots of faculty members are delaying retirement as long as possible. A Penn State political scientist says that's a bad idea -- and sets off debate when he follows through on his idea.
With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.
A change in the way the state calculates future pension payments for those in public universities prompted many to retire before July 2, months and years before they planned to do so.
Colleges honored for creative approaches to encouraging professors to consider going emeritus.
A year after St. Catharine College employees gave to build a new library, the college cut off retirement fund matching and didn't offer a raise.
An Arizona State grad student's story shows it's still possible for those in college to fall through the health care cracks.
Survey finds many higher education employees feel overwhelmed and underprepared when it comes to planning for retirement, with almost half reporting they will never retire.