Compared to other universities in the United States, Purdue makes one of the most generous contributions to its employee retirement plans. Here's the university's funding formula:
These amounts are annualized and you receive a consistent monthly contribution.
For academic-year faculty and staff, Purdue contributes 15 percent of salary received during the summer.
During a sabbatical leave, military leave, or faculty exchange leave with partial pay, the university continues its contributions on the basis of the full budgeted salary.