What do YOU want your president, board, legislators, ... to consider when changing faculty retirement policies? See below for other questions we'll explore together.
Join us for the 1st of 3 online symposium sessions next Wed. 8/8 1pm ET. Our guest will be Valerie Martin Conley, Associate Professor & Director, Center for Higher Education, Ohio University.
"Her research interests focus on faculty retirement, part-time faculty, academic labor market and management issues. "Some of her recent publications include ...New Ways to Phase into Retirement: Options for Faculty and Institutions (a co-edited volume of New Directions for Higher Education with David W. Leslie)."- above excerpt is from http://www.ohio.edu/people/conleyv/me.htm Aug 2, 2012
Silver Cloud - TLT Group's Annual Online Summer Symposium
Who are Silver Cloudians? What can they offer? What do they want, need? August 8, 14, and 16 at 1:00 - 2:00pm ET + optional 30 mins "afterthoughts". Free to TLT Group Individual Members; Fee for non-member registration $250.Register: tlt.gs/OLIreg
Questions we'll consider:
- What resources, support would enable you to take better advantage of higher-education-related online options as a retiree?
- What resources, support would enable retirees to use online options to continue helping colleagues and students in higher education?
- How are the answers to these questions different, complementary, conflicting from the perspectives of full-time faculty? part-time faculty? online faculty? professional support staff? hybrids? administrators?
- What roles do you want to have available to you and your colleagues during retirement? Shortly before?
- What are the biggest challenges you see as retirement approaches? Or that you have already found?
- What issues should be researched further vis a vis retirement in higher ed?
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