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May 8 / Carrie Leach

The Graying of Academia

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In academia, many professors remain working and teaching long past traditional retirement age, leaving younger potential professors shut out from highly coveted full-time, tenured positions. As part of a series on older workers, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how institutions are negotiating with aging faculty.

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Colleges and Universities See Graying Workforce Holding On to Coveted Positions