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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: Building and Managing the Faculty of the Future (Hardback)

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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: 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. 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.



This timely volume will appeal to academic administrators at colleges and universities in the US and internationally as they face the common challenges of rising employment costs, faculty aging and global competition. Researchers interested in the future of higher education, economics, and the academic labor market in general will find this a valuable addition to their library.

EducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of education Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 27/07/2005 ISBN-13: 9781845421854  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edited by Robert L. Clark, Professor of Economics and Professor of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, North Carolina State University, US and Jennifer Ma, formerly Senior Research Fellow, TIAA-CREF Institute, US

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