ERIC Number: ED233642
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Faculty Retirement. Proceedings from the Consortium on Financing Higher Education Retirement Conference (Providence, Rhode Island, October 31-November 1, 1980).
Consortium on Financing Higher Education, Cambridge, MA.
Proceedings of a 1980 Brown University conference on faculty retirement are presented. Papers and authors are as follows: "A Review of Current Legal Status and National Policy Issues" (Laura C. Ford); "Mandatory Retirement Age Legislation for Tenured Faculty: The Policy Issues and Their Context" (W. Lee Hansen); "Retirement and Inflation: The Problem, Qualifications, and Some Modest Proposals for Change" (John H. Biggs); "The TIAA/CREF Perspective: The Unisex Issue" (Thomas C. Edwards); "TIAA/CREF and Planning for Retirement" (Donald S. Willard); "ADEA Implications for TIAA/CREF Retirement Plans" (John J. McCormack, Jr.); "Faculty: Planning for Retirement" (Aaron Lemonick); "COFHE Faculty Retirement Plans" (Janice Clinthorne); and "Financial Planning for Retirement" (George Barbee). Specific topics include: a federal legislative amendment to establish a general mandatory retirement at age 70 and the exemption provisions for tenured employees at postsecondary institutions; cessation of employer contributions to pension plans for post-retirement age employees; cases involving contract principles and the mandatory retirement of tenured faculty; public policy; and economic factors affecting individuals and postsecondary institutions. The comments of J. Russell Southworth and Robert F. Link are also included, along with questions and answers resulting from the conference sessions. (SW)
Descriptors: Age, College Faculty, Contracts, Economic Climate, Educational Finance, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Income, Inflation (Economics), Insurance Companies, Personnel Policy, Public Policy, Retirement Benefits, Sex, Teacher Retirement, Tenure, Tenured Faculty
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Consortium on Financing Higher Education, Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Age Discrimination in Employment Act Amendments 1978