Association of Retired Faculty
Association of Retired Faculty
LINKS TO CURRENT/ RECENT ITEMS OF INTEREST
Are Academics Delaying Retirement? --An article published in the journal Nature (March, 2012) discusses how baby boomers in academia are delaying their retirement and how this impacts younger faculty. Phased retirement is briefly discussed as a mechanism to encourage retirement.
University of Montana Retirees' Association , formed in the Spring of 2011
Emeritus Policy as published in the MSU Faculty Handbook, May 9, 2011
Abstract of an ARF proposal for an Emeritus College at MSU, 2010
ARF NEWSLETTERS --"BowWow Times" is the newsletter of the MSU Association of Retired Faculty. The most recent edition: Vol.5, #1, January 2013.
Archived Editions:Vol.4, #4, July 2012. Vol.3, #3, November 2011. Vol.3, #2, July 2011. Vol.3, #1, February 2011; Vol.2, #2, October 2010; Vol.2, #1, February 2010; Vol.1, #2, April 2009; Vol. 1, #1, February, 2009
LINKS FOR RETIRING / RETIRED FACULTY
Pension Plans, Retirement Plans
Teachers Retirement System. The Montana Teachers Retirement System serves active and retired
teachers and educators in the State of Montana. Its primary purpose is to administer their pension plan,
which includes (but is not limited to) payment of retirement benefits, collection of member contributions
and enrollment of new members.
TIAA-CREF. TIAA-CREF provides retirement plans at more than 15,000 colleges, universities, schools, research centers, medical
organizations and other nonprofit institutions throughout the United States.
Health Insurance, Health Care Providers
Montana University System Health Insurance Plans - CHOICES. Information on currently available health insurance plans for MUS retirees.
MSU Personnel and Payroll Health Benefits. This web page provides links to all of the providers for the CHOICES health insurance plans as well as links to required forms.
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Bozeman Deaconess Hospital offers comprehensive services designed to meet the diverse healthcare
needs of the communities in the greater Gallatin Valley.
Handbook for Retirement at MSU -- produced by MSU Association of Retired Faculty
MSU Personnel and Payroll - Retirement Information and Forms
Getting Ready -- Information from the Montana University System (2008 version)
Learn, Discover, and Travel
Road Scholar (formerly ElderHostel)
LINKS TO RETIRED FACULTY ORGANIZATIONS
Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (AROHE)
California State University Emeritus and Retired Faculty Association
North Carolina State University Resources for Retired Faculty (information on phased retirement)
Rutgers Retired Faculty Association (considerable information on end-of-life issues)
UC Berkely Retirement Center (university sponsored facility with programs for retirees)
USC Emeriti Center and Emeriti College
University of Colorado Retired Faculty Association
University of Montana Retiree's Association
University of Washington Retirement Association
Washington State University Emeritus Society
LINKS TO EMERITUS COLLEGES
Clemson University Emeritus College
Arizona State University Emeritus College
Emory University Emeritus College