March 26, 2009
In podcast interview, TIAA-CREF investment guru shares perspectives on the economic mess -- and how it may change (or not change) the strategies of academics at all stages of their careers.
September 18, 2008
Plenty are seeing their funds shrink amid Wall Street's woes. While that's not unique to higher ed, academe may face particular challenges if more faculty hold off on going emeritus.
July 21, 2008
Philosophers offer views -- ethical and practical -- on whether older scholars should be making room for new Ph.D.'s.
November 13, 2007
Provosts at state university meeting consider why some faculty members leave when others don't, and the role of incentives.
March 13, 2007
More colleges offer incentives for tenured professors to end careers -- sometimes through gradual shift away from full-time work, report finds.
April 18, 2006
Calif. community college district is using bonds to provide retiree benefits -- and to free up money for current faculty members.
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