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Welcome to the Boston College Association of Retired Faculty Website

Message From the Association President


Welcome members and guests to the website of the Boston College Association of Retired Faculty (BCARF). With the encouragement and support of the Academic Vice President and with the endorsement of the University President, BCARF started operations in 2002.  At every step of the planning process, the declared interests and wishes of retired faculty have remained the foremost consideration. 

We hope this website will help us continue to maintain a dialogue with all interested faculty, help you get to know us and to solicit and encourage your input and participation. 

Please enjoy looking through our website.  Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.

If you have any questions about the Association of Retired Faculty, please feel free to send me an email.

Thank you.

Jean O'Neil


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In April members will receive biographies of the candidates for offices opening in 2015. The Nominating Committee, Rosemary Krawczyk and Joe Orlando have secured agreement from the following to run for President, Dennis Taylor, Secretary, Judith Wilt, and Member-at-large, Jean Mooney.  If you wish to nominate another member, please do so by mid-March obtain consent and a biography from the person because the ballot and biographies must be mailed early April.  


Matilda Bruckner, Jean Mooney, Rebecca Valette and Judith Wilt received funding for projects ranging from attendance/presentation at professional meetings, to publication production to institution of services similar to those provided in public schools in the Catholic school linked to Boston College Lynch School of Education.  


The Faculty Micro Resource Center is now open at O'Neill Library 250H.  The web site with full information is  This will tell you the staffed hours and the faculty moderators during staffed hours.  This is a complementary Academic Technology service from the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculties.  It is important to stop by during staffed hours to have your BC ID card activated for full 24 hour, 7-day access. 

Please note that the location of the General Meetings has changed.

Program Meetings are scheduled for 117 Lake Street, Room 113, (the auditorium of the Theology and Ministry Library).