Websites of interest to members can be found below.
Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (AROHE) www.arohe.org
Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) www.trsga.com
Funding and Resources for Retiree Organizations – presentation by Dorothy Zinsmeister at GA-HERO Oct. 17, 2014 meeting
Funding Your Retirement Organization: A Model Plan – presentation by John Bugge at GA-HERO Oct, 17, 2014 meeting
State University of New York Guide to Starting a Campus-Based Retirees Organization http://old.suny.edu/retirees/documents/RSC%20Guide%20to%20Starting%20a%20Campus-Based%20Retirees%20Organization.pdf
Emory University’s Steps to Retirement for Faculty, April 2016
ACE: Faculty Retirement Transitions, An Alfred P. Sloan project to investigate faculty retirement transitions and award institutions that have innovative best practices. http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Faculty-Retirement-Transitions.aspx
(Note: these articles are offered for information only. The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of GA-HERO, its Board of Directors or its membership).
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Study: Retirees’ economic clout worth pursuing.” Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. http://www.myajc.com/news/business/study-retirees-economic-clout-worth-pursuing/njczd/#521dc7aa.3254161.735603
Inside Higher Ed: “Emeritus Colleges Allow Professors to Stay Engaged” https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/10/07/emeritus-colleges-allow-professors-stay-engaged
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, “Faculty Retirement Transitions Revitalized” http://www.changemag.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/2013/March-April%202013/retirement_full.html
The Chronicle of Higher Education (opinion and response): “The Forever Professors” http://chronicle.com/article/Retire-Already-/149965/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en; “Dignity in Retirement Is Not Too Much to Ask” http://chronicle.com/article/Dignity-in-Retirement-Is-Not/150191/
Kiplinger: “State-by-State Guide to Taxes on Retirees” (September 2014) http://www.kiplinger.com/tool/retirement/T055-S001-state-by-state-guide-to-taxes-on-retirees/index.php