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  Welcome to the Retired Faculty Association

The aims of the Retired Faculty Association are:

To facilitate constructive contributions by its members to the University;
To ascertain the relevant needs of retired faculty and to communicate this information to the administration; and
To promote social and intellectual interaction among its members.

All retired faculty members and librarians are eligible for Active Membership with full voting rights. Retired faculty members and librarians living outside the Amherst area, retired faculty members and librarians of other colleges or universities, and widows or widowers of persons who were eligible for Active or Associate Membership, may become Associate Members upon payment of Associate Member dues. Spouses of Active or Associate Members qualify as Associate members without payment of dues.

This site aims to provide useful information to retired faculty through the links on the menu at left. If you have suggestions for types of information you would like to find here contact us at retfac@cns.umass.edu

 
 
Featured News

SAVE THE DATE
Annual Holiday Luncheon on December 13, 2017
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Meeting Agenda
Campus Center Room 917
 
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee, Tea, Juice, Cookies  
10:15 - 10:40 Business meeting, announcements   
10:40 - 11:00 Barbara Partee
Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Linguistics & Philosophy
Co-Chair of the panel to plan an Emeritus Academy
Proposed Emeritus Academy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
11:00 - 12:00 John McCarthy
Interim Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Distinguished University of Professor of Linguistics
The University and its Relationship with Retired Faculty

Barbara Partee
Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Linguistics & Philosophy
Co-Chair of the panel to plan an Emeritus Academy

John McCarthy, Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics. He received BA from Harvard and his PhD from MIT. John entered upper academic administration in 2011 as Special Assistant to the Provost. The following year he became Dean of the Graduate School, and for the past three years he has held down two administrative positions as Dean and as Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs. John McCarthy assumed the office of Acting Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in July 2017, and he will become Interim Provost at the beginning of 2018

 

 
 
 

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