Retirement Association Hosts Annual Conference at Wesleyan

Olivia DrakeNovember 5, 20101min

Wesleyan was selected to host the Association of Retirement Organizations in High Education (AROHE)’s Fifth international Conference on “Purpose and Passion in Retirement: Models and Best Practices” Oct. 14-17 at Usdan University Center.

AROHE, the first national and international association of retiree organizations, is committed to advocating for, educating, and serving retired faculty and staff in higher education. AROHE brings together the talent, knowledge and experience of retired faculty and staff to improve their quality of life and that of the community and institutions through creating new models of retirement.

Faculty and faculty emeriti from around the country led sessions throughout the day. Information on these sessions is available in the program, online here.

“The conference was a splendid success,” says Karl Scheibe, director of Wesleyan’s Susan B. and William K. Wasch Center for Retired Faculty. “We had over 110 people present for the conference, representing about 80 different colleges and universities.”