ERIC Number: EJ447358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Right Size, Right Way: Smith College's Successful Voluntary Separation Plan.
Lovell, Jonathan B.; Keefe, Janice A.
Business Officer, v25 n12 p28-37 Jun 1992
The program of voluntary separation at Smith College (Massachusetts), implemented as an alternative to forced staff layoffs, is described. The plan included generous separation benefits and counseling services. Related issues are discussed, including tax considerations, eligibility, cost estimation, the plan's timeline, information dissemination, results, and lessons learned. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, Costs, Counseling Services, Eligibility, Fringe Benefits, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Job Layoff, Money Management, Organizational Communication, Program Descriptions, Program Implementation, Retrenchment
National Association of College and University Business Officers. 1110 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 800-462-4916; Tel: 202-861-2500; Fax: 202-861-2583; Web site: http://www.nacubo.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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