Administrators and staff grab early retirement offers in Pennsylvania
State university workers jump at retirement bonus
Indiana, the largest of the 14 schools, reported 37 employees had retired by the Aug. 27 deadline, while Slippery Rock reported 32. State System officials did not have numbers for the other Western Pennsylvania campuses.
Officials expected that 30 percent of the 409 eligible employees would choose to leave, based on the experience of similar programs at other universities, Mr. Dent said. Instead, about 62 percent did so, taking with them payments that averaged $15,300, Mr. Dent said.