Our next lunch will be held at the Omni Hotel at noon on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Our speaker will be Peter M. Grant II, who in April 2017 was appointed chair of the University of Virginia’s new Third Century Campaign. Mr. Grant will speak 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.
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.
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.”
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.