The UCSD Emeriti Association provides its members an opportunity to maintain contact with their colleagues; promotes the general welfare of the members, their spouses, and their survivors; and assists members to continue their contributions to society.
If you are retiring or are retired from UCSD, please consider staying a part of the campus and connected to your colleagues by becoming a member. We think you will enjoy reading our newsletter "Chronicles", and participating in the monthly events. If you have any questions, please contact Suzan Cioffi at 858-534-4724 or send her an email.
It is a great pleasure to address the Emeriti Association at the beginning of what we hope will be another active and exciting year of events under the auspices of the EA. My thanks to Joel Dimsdale for leading us during the past year and for his continuing support and counsel in the coming year. On Tuesday July 8th the Executive Committee started its detailed planning for the year ahead. At that workshop, we assigned duties and responsibilities to committee chairs and we looked at some of the principal initiatives and activities that will occupy us during the 2015 - 2016 academic year. For example, during this coming year UCSD EA will be asked to play its part in the triennial survey of activities conducted by the Council of UC Emeriti Associations (CUCEA). Traditionally this has been a 'biobibliography' project, but it is about to be renamed and is intended to capture the full range of activities of UC emeriti across the ten campuses. It provides information to the UC President's office, to the UC Board of Regents, the legislature and of course the public, regarding the wide range of activities of our emeriti faculty. Having read past issues of the survey, I was reminded of Stuart Brody's sage comment on teaching by emeritus faculty, "distinguished but not extinguished". Read more...
The Emeriti Mentor Program's is a partnership between Chancellor's Scholars and accomplished retired UCSD faculty and staff. This mentoring relationship provides the intellectual, social and cultural preparation necessary for a successful college experience. It provides practical insight, know-how and advice gleaned from real-world experience, and can serve as a bridge to future academic, personal and professional growth. Read more ...
Over a span of fifty years, a trust provided by UC Regent Edward Dickson has grown from $207,381 to $2.14 million. Dickson stipulated that the earnings from this endowment would both stimulate and recognize emeriti for their continuing service, teaching, and research. In 2003, UCOP split the fund 10 ways so that each campus could offer a $10,000 award each year. Read more ...
Henry C. Powell
UCSD Emeriti Association
UCSD Retirement Resource Center
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0020