Retirement Issues

Retirement Issues
Feb 04, 2014
At one small liberal arts college, retiring professors get one last chance to teach that course they've always wanted to.

Recent Articles


April 1, 2009

TIAA-CREF will challenge Emeriti for an increasingly important market as colleges seek incentives to encourage employee retirements.

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.

May 25, 2005

A consortium of colleges is experimenting with a new way to provide benefits to retired academics.



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