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In Memoriam

Jonathan B. Forman
We mourn the loss of our esteemed colleague Jonathan B. Forman, Alfred P. Murrah Professor of Law, College of Law University of Oklahoma. He will be dearly missed.

Voices of Expertise & Experience

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The TIAA Institute has asked leading scholars and other experts what the COVID-19 pandemic will mean for individuals’ financial security, higher education and other types of institutions.

ACE dotEDU Podcast

ACE dotEDU Podcast
Listen to Dave Richardson, the TIAA Institute’s managing director of research, and Jon Turk of the American Council on Education discuss college and university presidents’ top concerns as campuses move past the pandemic.

TIAA Institute Reports

Original research produced by the TIAA Institute—both independently and in collaboration with noted scholars—examines topics of interest to the academic, nonprofit and public sectors. The reports combine statistical findings with thoughtful, data-driven observations and conclusions to provide in-depth analyses appropriate for both technical and general audiences.

June 2021

Liberatory design thinking—a way to address equity challenges and change efforts in complex systems—can help campus leaders rethink policy and practices for non-tenure-track faculty.

June 2021

Short-term appointments in the academic workforce account for roughly two thirds of all faculty positions. Yet little is known about this segment’s financial needs, experiences and professional stability.

June 2021

Many higher education leaders believe any student should be able to attend any university without taking on unmanageable debt. Demographic trends suggest reaching this goal will be challenging.

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Strategic Collaborations

Working with leading research centers, associations and think tanks across the nation helps the TIAA Institute tap into their diverse expertise and broaden its impact among its audiences. This yields reliable, data-driven information leaders need to make sound decisions.