Our final event for the academic year is the Spring Reception on Tuesday, April 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Colonnade Club Garden. There is no program; just good food, wine, and conversation. It is always an enjoyable experience, and one that we hope that you will attend.
President Sullivan’s lunch for the Retired Faculty has been cancelled due to hazardous weather conditions. The President’s Office hopes to find another time to reschedule this event.
We celebrated the day before Valentine’s Day with a very nice lunch at the Omni Hotel on February 13, 2018. Our speaker, Peter Grant, chair of the University’s Third Century Campaign, gave a very interesting and informative speech about the aims and strategies of this important initiative. Don’t miss Bob Ribando’s photos of the lunch.
Our third lunch of the year was held at the Omni Hotel at noon on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Our speaker was Peter M. Grant II, who in April 2017 was appointed chair of the University of Virginia’s new Third Century Campaign. Mr. Grant spoke about the strategies and priorities of the campaign,
One of our largest crowds ever attended our November 14, 2017, lunch at the Omni Hotel to hear Jeff Looney, editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, talk about Jefferson and the founding of the University of Virginia. Bob Ribando again took some great photos.
The Retired Faculty Association’s second lunch of the year was held at the Omni Hotel at noon on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Our speaker was J. Jefferson Looney, the Daniel P. Jordan Editor of the Thomas Jefferson Papers at Monticello, who spoke on “Mr. Jefferson Founds a University: When, Where, and How?”
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A good, enthusiastic crowd of RFA members and guests kicked off our new year of events with a very enjoyable lunch at the Omni Hotel. Bob Ribando again took some wonderful photos.
The first luncheon of the Retired Faculty Association’s new academic year was held at the Omni Hotel at noon on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Our speaker was Jon Oliver, UVA Executive Associate Athletics Director, who spoke about “The College Sports World Today.”
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.