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The Outer Fringe: Faculty Benefits Other Than Annuities and Insurance


reviewed by Ellis Weitzman - 1965

coverTitle: The Outer Fringe: Faculty Benefits Other Than Annuities and Insurance
Author(s): Mark H. Ingraham
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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Were it not for the sub-title, this book might well qualify as the most deceptively labeled work of the year. Basically, the author has tried to present in a concise and meaningful manner the results of a questionnaire submitted to about one thousand colleges and universities in order to determine the extent and nature of faculty benefits beyond the well-known annuity and insurance programs. Approximately three-fourths of the institutions, covering about ninety per cent of the faculties involved in the total contacted list of institutions, returned usable replies to a somewhat lengthy form. In addition to the quantitative data, there were visits to some of the institutions and an attempt to draw evaluative comments from those replying to the questionnaire. It appears that statements as to fringe benefits granted by the colleges stem from administrators. They are therefore subject to some bias as to both their scope and their importance, as... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 3, 1965, p. 232-232
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2363, Date Accessed: 2/21/2020 8:45:50 PM

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