At Ohio State U Emeritus Faculty keep a standard faculty email
account. All other retirees may keep the "osu.edu" address but must
have email forwarded to an ISP or mail provider.
Director, IT Policy & Services
Office of the CIO
THE Ohio State University
On Feb 15, 2009, at 8:52 PM, CHENG, Pat Leung Victor wrote:
> Our Institute is considering to offer email services to retired
> staff. The cost of email account is very min. so this should not be
> a resource problem. However, we are considering whether we should
> offer the same account as the staff use or have to switch to a
> separate new account. The benefit of a separate account is the staff
> would no longer receive official mail by accident and the important
> files stored in his email account has an official "cut-over" day
> (i.e. either transferred to his/her successor, or being deleted).
> The disadvantage is of course the retired staff have to switch to a
> new email address which is a little bit inconvenience. We use
> Exchange system so unless we set up complicated rules, the retired
> staff will have access to the mailing list designed for staff as well.
> I would like to have a quick survey on email services offered to
> retired professors or retired admin staff:
> Do you have a policy to offer email service to retired staff?
> What category of staff (grade/year of service etc) are eligible for
> email account after they retire or departed from the university?
> Do they use the old staff account or have to use a different account ?
> What mail system you use?
> Do you have mailing list service and can the retired staff continue
> to use mailing lists?
> Any other comments or advice are welcomed.
> Victor Cheng
> Director of IT Services,
> The Hong Kong Institute of Education.
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