Pension/retirement

Pension/retirement

Three white people at a protest against investments in fossil fuels. The woman in the center holds a megaphone, and the woman on the right a sign that says "TIAA Dump Enbridge."
Oct 27, 2022
Encouraged by shifting markets and successful divestment campaigns at individual institutions, professors are ramping up efforts to get TIAA to go green.

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October 27, 2022
Encouraged by shifting markets and successful divestment campaigns at individual institutions, professors are ramping up efforts to get TIAA to go green.
August 7, 2012
A change in pension accounting metrics could upend university balance sheets, threatening everything from accreditation to federal financial aid.
July 12, 2011
A predicted wave of retirements of tenured faculty is presenting colleges with opportunities and practical and programmatic concerns -- as well as legal considerations, according to a report released today by the American Council on Education.
September 20, 2010
Facing a retiree uproar, Dartmouth backtracks on plan to eliminate an unusual payout to the families of deceased employees.
August 18, 2010
A community college president is reappointed, months after he retired to gain access to his pension.
July 6, 2010
Ever since the huge drops on Wall Street in the fall of 2008, some college leaders have predicted that academics would get more skittish about retirement and might delay a decision to leave full-time teaching and research. Anecdotes abound of scholars putting off retirement to build their retirement accounts back up.
May 14, 2010
From local school board races to Congressional campaigns, an effort is under way to push scientists out of the lab and onto the stump.
April 1, 2009
TIAA-CREF will challenge Emeriti for an increasingly important market as colleges seek incentives to encourage employee retirements.
October 27, 2008
When he felt a student had been done an injustice, David Potter came to her defense. For him, it was a matter of principle. Now, the former associate dean of Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Science says he is out of a job because of it.
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.

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