News & Notes
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all seminars, program meetings and book club meetings have been canceled for the remainder of this academic year. Please check back in late May for a schedule of new sessions for the 2020-21 academic year.
The BCARF banquet in May has been cancelled.
June 11th Bookclub Meeting
"The Only Woman in the Room"
by Marie Benedict
Summer reading. Discussion in September
"Salem Witch Judge: The Life and Repentance of Samuel Seawall"
by Eve LaPlante
Bookclub Meeting cancelled
Reading the book not cancelled
RESOURCES FOR RETIRED FACULTY
The Association for Retired Faculty has offices at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway in Newton.
Retired faculty are welcome to use the resources there. They include two iMacs, two PCs, a printer/scanner/copier, a coffemaker, and a microwave.
After passing through the main entrance, turn left and go down the long corridor. Room 120 is the last room on the left, at the end of the hall.
Entrance is gained to the room via a keypad. To find out the keypad code, please contact one of the members of the Executive Committee (see the "Contact" section on this website).
To view a video review of the 2029-2020 BCARF activities, select the following link to go to where the BCARF video files are stored off site. (The video will open in a new tab in your browser.)
The following list contains links to the Research Seminar and program Meeting videos that have been recorded in 2019-2020. Clicking on a link will open up a new tab in your browser.
"Dating Matters: Stories from the Chestnut Hill Campus.
"Coming of Age: The Instructio, Separate Incorporation and Jesuit Higher Education (November 7, 2019)
"Costs, Rankings, and Enrollment Management at BC" (January 23rd, 2020)
"Challenges and Rewards of Remotely Conducting Research in a Third World Country" (February 13th, 2020)
Each semester BCARF schedules a docent-led tour of the current exhibition at BC's McMullen Museum of Art. Contact Judith Wilt (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
The McMullen Museum of Art is located at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue on the Brighton Campus of Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts.
Starting in 2011, the Retired Faculty Newsletter is published once each year. If you have information you would like to appear in the Newsletter, please contact the editor, Paul Spagnoli.
The Retired Faculty Association is indebted to those who founded, and edited the Newsletters and worked so hard to make them a success.