Retirement Benefits for Non-resident Alien Faculty Members

Topics: Faculty Compensation and Benefits, Faculty Affairs, Academic Affairs, Faculty Retirement

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Research Questions

  • How do other institutions manage retirement benefits for non-resident alien employees?


This brief outlines retirement benefits offered to non-resident alien employees at six universities.  Most contact institutions do not distinguish offerings on the basis of immigration status; however, two universities profiled in this brief do not offer employer-contribution plans to non-resident alien faculty.  Basic retirement plan structures, strategies for communicating with employees, and recent changes to benefit plans at contact institutions are also included.

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