Encouraging Faculty Retirement Goes Beyond the Financial, College Presidents Say

What keeps professors in their 60s and 70s from retiring isn't just a matter of finances, said several college leaders who spoke at a session during the American Council on Edu­cation conference here last week. Emotional and social considera­tions also come into play, and colleges that want to encourage more retirements should seek ways to offer faculty members support in those areas.

Providing faculty members with office space, opportunities to con­tinue working with