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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.

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Featured News

Annual Banquet on May 9, 2018, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Wednesday, April 11th Meeting Agenda
Campus Center Room 917
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee, Tea, Juice, Cookies  
10:15 - 10:30 Business meeting, announcements   
10:30 - 11:30 Eve S. Weinbaum
MSP President and Associate Professor LLRC
Tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty at UMass: the MSP perspective
11:30 - 12:00 Chuck DiMare
Attorney Emeritus & Former Director Student Legal Service
Ilana Gerjuoy
Prevention Strategies Coordinator
Franklin Regional Council of Governments
Managing Sexual Misconduct Cases on College Campuses

Eve S. Weinbaum
MSP President and Assoc. Prof. LRRC. Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and a B.A. in Political Philosophy from Yale University. 
Weinbaum has worked in the labor movement for many years, currently serving as President and Grievance Coordinator for the union of faculty and librarians at UMass.



Chuck DiMare
Attorney Emeritus & Former Dir. Student Legal Services for over 35 years. BA, Pol.Sci., MA Publ. Admin, UMass & JD Vermont Law School. 
In 1981 Chuck was the attorney in the first sexual harassment trial before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and has represented or advised hundreds of individuals involved in sexual misconduct lawsuits, claims, grievances and disciplinary procedures. Chuck also has over 35 years of teaching experience at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Many of these courses focused on Higher Education Law and Civil Rights

Ilana Gerjuoy
Sexual Assault & Sexual Misconduct Trainer/Counselor. 
She was originally trained in 1994 as a peer counselor while a student at Oberlin College and has worked as a professional in the field of violence prevention/intervention for most of her career. During nearly a decade as a UMass staff member, she worked as a trainer and counselor with students, staff, and faculty and was a guest lecturer in classes in multiple departments. She also worked with the Amherst and UMass police departments assisting survivors of domestic and sexual violence.



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