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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November 12, 2018, Lunch at the Omni Hotel

Our second lunch of the 2018-19 academic year began at noon on Monday, November 12, at the Omni Hotel in downtown Charlottesville.  Roger T. Anderson, Associate Director for Population Research at the UVA Cancer Center, spoke on “The Changing Landscape of Cancer.”

September Lunch Photos Now Online

Our lunch at the Omni Hotel on September 10, 2018, featuring our speaker UVA Director of Athletics Carla Williams, attracted one of our largest crowds ever.  188 people made reservations.  Bob Ribando took some excellent pictures of the lunch, which are now online on this website.

September 10, 2018, Lunch at the Omni Hotel

The first RFA lunch of the new 2018-19 started at noon on Monday, September 10, 2018.  Our speaker was the new UVA Director of Athletics, Carla Williams.

New RFA Events for 2018-19

During the coming academic year, the Retired Faculty Association will again have three lunches with interesting speakers at the Omni Hotel and a spring reception at the Colonnade Club.  Here is the new schedule:

OLLI Teaching Opportunities

All of us have accumulated a significant store of knowledge and skills in our professional lives and our avocations. Consider passing on some of your knowledge and skills to others in an OLLI course.

Karin Bonding’s “Ever-changing Financial Landscape”

Karin Bonding’s talk on the “Ever-changing Financial Landscape” at our lunch on November 16, 2016, 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 […]