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Recruitment, Retention and Retirement in Higher Education

Building and Managing the Faculty of the Future

Recruitment, Retention and Retirement in Higher Education by R. Clark
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Attracting and retaining highly qualified faculty is essential to maintaining productivity at institutions of higher education. Colleges and universities are at a critical juncture in their history as they attempt to achieve their teaching and research goals. This volume examines some of the most pressing employment and compensation issues confronting academic administrators. Contributors discuss topics such as: aging of faculty, changing economic conditions and shifts in faculty employment patterns, rapid increases in health care costs and trends in retiree health insurance, and adoption of phased and early retirement programs. The volume also includes a series of case studies on how individual universities are confronting these challenges. Institutions in these case studies include: Syracuse University, the University of North Carolina, the University of California, institutions in the Association of New American Colleges, and other colleges and universities included in several surveys and research projects.
Edward Elgar Publishing; January 2005
308 pages; ISBN 9781845425548
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Title: Recruitment, Retention and Retirement in Higher Education
Author: R. Clark; J. Ma