Retirement

TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjuncts' concerns about having enough savings in retirement

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TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjunct faculty members' concerns about having enough savings to retire. Experts say the situation for most adjuncts is even more dire.

Student debt increasingly trails Americans into retirement, U.S. report says

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Older Americans are increasingly burdened by federal student loans -- and they struggle to repay the debt at much higher rates than their younger counterparts, a new government report finds. 

Study: Older faculty members feel financially ready for retirement, but don't have detailed plans

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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.

New study shows difficulty of encouraging professors to retire

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A new study backs idea that the end of mandatory retirement significantly changed the way professors finish (or don't finish) their careers.

Nursing schools face faculty shortages

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With retirements looming, vacancies unfilled and accreditors cracking down, many colleges search for strategies to hire professors in fast-growing field.

 

Data suggest baby boomer faculty are putting off retirement

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New study shows that professors are delaying retirement or not planning to retire at all, due to both professional and economic reasons.

Retirements spike at Illinois universities due to pension changes

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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.

College presidents are older, whiter, more likely to come from outside academe

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Study shows sharp upturn in proportion of campus leaders older than 61 and those coming from outside higher ed -- and continued dominance of white men.

 

How to handle employee farewells least awkwardly (essay)

Employee departures can range from awesome to awkward. Sam Minner discusses how best to handle them, and who should decide how the departing are feted.

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College employees better prepared for retirement than general population

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Higher ed employees plan to retire later than other Americans, but a survey suggests they do more financial planning for that eventuality.

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