ERIC Number: ED249911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Corporate Tuition Aid Programs: A Directory of College Financial Aid for Employees at America's Largest Corporations.
O'Neill, Joseph P.
The tuition benefit policies of 10 companies are described, along with a summary of the results of a benefits survey of major companies. The survey items and responses are provided for 650 companies, representing the industrial Fortune 500 and the service Fortune 500: banks, insurance companies, retailers, and transportation and utility companies. Broad areas of concern include: types of employees eligible for tuition benefits, length of employment required to be eligible, the percentage of tuition costs covered by the company; timing of reimbursement to the employee; and kinds of courses that are covered. Also included is an article that reviews reasons for college attendance and the impact of corporate tuition reimbursement on employees. The article is titled "The Impact of Corporate Tuition Reimbursement Plans on Employee Persistence in Educational Programs" (P. Anthony Giorgio). Information on tuition benefit policies are included for the following 10 companies: Barnes Group Inc., Brockway, Dr. Pepper, IBM, International Harvester, Millipore Corporation, NCR, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Pratt & Lambert, and Walt Disney Productions. A sample, blank questionnaire and an index of the 650 companies responding to the survey are provided. (SW)
Descriptors: Business, College Attendance, Continuing Education, Eligibility, Employees, Fringe Benefits, Higher Education, Industry, Personnel Policy, Questionnaires, Tuition
Peterson's Guide, P.O. Box 2123, Princeton, NJ 08542 ($13.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Conference of Small Private Colleges, Princeton, NJ.