Retirement Issues

Retirement Issues
Aug 18, 2016
As lawsuits allege major universities dropped the ball in running their retirement plans, experts believe more institutions will find themselves in the crosshairs.

Surveys

Sept. 29, 2014: Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of College and University Human Resources Officers explored the views of these key campus leaders on issues such as adjunct pay, retirement, and

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Oct. 13, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik led a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. View the webinar here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from SkillSurvey and Workday.

Archive

October 9, 2013

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.

October 7, 2013

With many professors balking at giving up their intellectual homes, some institutions create emeritus colleges.

 

August 6, 2013

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.

December 5, 2012

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.

July 16, 2012

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.

June 19, 2012

Colleges honored for creative approaches to encouraging professors to consider going emeritus.

March 23, 2012

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.

February 24, 2012

An Arizona State grad student's story shows it's still possible for those in college to fall through the health care cracks.

November 29, 2011

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.

July 12, 2011
Once competitors, TIAA-CREF and Emeriti team up to promote their products and persuade colleges that a major liability is looming.

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