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The Retired Faculty Association of the University of Virginia (RFA) will provide a means for communication between the University of Virginia and its retired faculty, and permit the scheduling of events and programs for its members on a continuing basis.

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Next Event: Luncheon at the Omni Hotel, Noon, Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The first luncheon of the Retired Faculty Association’s new academic year will be held at the Omni Hotel at noon on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Our speaker will be Jon Oliver, UVA Associate Athletics Director, who will speak about “The College Sports World Today.” This is an event that you will not want to miss!

Luncheon Schedule and Speakers Announced for 2017-18

We have an exciting lineup of speakers for our 2017-18 luncheons, which will be held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Charlottesville on 12 September 2017, 14 November 2017, and 13 February 2018.  The speakers and their topics are:

Spring Reception Photos Now Online

We had a perfect spring day for our annual reception in the Colonnade Club garden on April 26th.  Bob Ribando took some beautiful photos of RFA members enjoying the weather, the good food, and conversations with one another.

Spring Reception at the Colonnade Club, April 26, 2017, 5-7 PM

The Retired Faculty Association’s annual spring reception was held at the Colonnade Club on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 5 to 7 P.M.

February Luncheon Photos Now Online

Our Valentines Day luncheon at the Omni Hotel, featuring an excellent speech by Dean Risa Goluboff of the UVA Law School, was one of best attended RFA events on record. Our volunteer photographers, Bob Ribando and Deborah Kellams, again took some great pictures.

President Sullivan’s Retired Faculty Lunch: March 7, 2017, Noon, Boar’s Head Inn

President Teresa A. Sullivan hosted a lunch for retired members of the faculty on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, noon to 1:30 P.M., in the Grand Ballroom of the Boar’s Head Inn Pavilion.

February 14, 2017 Luncheon, Omni Hotel

Our third RFA luncheon of the academic year was held on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the Omni Hotel. Our speaker was Risa Goluboff, dean of the School of Law, who spoke on “Civil Liberties vs. the Police: Then and Now.”

November Luncheon Photos Now Online

Our second luncheon of the year on November 16th was another enjoyable and well attended event as you can tell from Bob Ribando’s and Deborah Kellam’s wonderful photos.

Karin Bonding’s “Ever-changing Financial Landscape”

Karin Bonding’s talk on the “Ever-changing Financial Landscape” at our November 15th luncheon generated much interest among those in attendance and a request to put it on our website. She has very graciously allowed us to do so.  To read her talk and her useful handout, click on “Read More” and then the highlighted links.

November 15, 2016, Luncheon, Omni Hotel

Our second luncheon of the academic year was held at the Omni Hotel at noon on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Our speaker for this luncheon was Karin Bonding, retired finance lecturer from the McIntire School of Commerce, who spoke about “The Ever Changing Financial Landscape.”