This volume examines some of the most pressing employment and compensation issues confronting academic administrators.
Contributors discuss topics such as: ageing 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.
In this volume, higher education leaders explore the challenges facing colleges and universities operating in today’s environment with constrained budgets and discuss a variety of strategies and solutions being employed to help ensure the ongoing vitality of America’s colleges and universities.
While retiree health plans are a dying benefit in the private sector, all US states and many local governments extend health insurance coverage to their retired employees. This book is the first to thoroughly examine public sector health insurance plans. Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector provides a detailed description of the current plans offered and compares how they vary across states.