Welcome to University of Arizona retired faculty, appointed professionals, classified staff, and administrators
Current Contents: New Officers, Office Moves, New Publications, Events, Advisory Council Meetings, Lunches, and 35th Year History Report

Officers 2015 - 2016
President: Ruth Eskesen. President-Elect: Jim Barrett.
Secretary: Felicia Hermann, and Treasurer:Tom Rehm

UARA Office Moves to UA Babcock Building
1717 East Speedway, Room 3105. The former phone (325-4366) has been disconnected and we operate by cell phone (call at anytime) - 520-982-7813. The mail address remains the same, P.O. Box 42391 The Babcock Building is immediately east of McDonalds and parking with a Zone 1 permit is available.|

Lunches for 2015-2016
Fall 2015 Luncheon - A Special Treat for 35th UARA Annivisary. October 22, 2015 at UA campus Old Main "Silver & Sage" room. Speaker is Corky Poster, the architect of the restoration project and UA Professor Emeritus. A lunch and tour will be available (led by docents from the Arizona Historical Society), cost is $25.00. Send in reservations quickly. Reservations must be received by Sep 25 if requesting free parking and/or golf cart trnsport. RSVP by Oct 9 for luncheon attedance only.

Future Luncheons

  • Winter Luncheon - January 28, 2016. Tanque Verde Guest Ranch
  • Spring Luncheon - March 24, 2016. Lodge on the Desert
  • Fall Luncheon -- October 20, 2016. Skyline Country Club

UARA 35-year History Available
There are two versions of the history (in pdf format); A 4-page summary, which is included in the Fall Newsletter as an insert, and A 41 page booklet plus cover photo, table of contents, and 12 chapters with index. Both of these versions can be downloaded by clicking on "history" in the left column under "Activities" or they can be downloaded directly from this website from anywhere by going to http://uara.arizona.edu/history

The Fall 2015 newsletter is availalbe by selection "Newsletters" from the left column under "Activities" (earlier editons are also available)

Meetings and Events

The Tucson Modern Streetcar Excursion was held March 16, 2015 and organized by UA Parking and Transportation. The trip included a tour of the operations/maintenance center and a lunch location on 4th Avenue that Jim Barrett scoped out so everyone could be served at once (each person paid own lunch). The trolley all day passes were provided by UA Parking and Transportation.

Schedule and new location for UARA Advisory Council meetings for 2015-2016

Meetings will be held at the Habitat for Humanity, 3501 N. Mountain Ave (one block south of Prince Road, phone: 326-1217). All UARA members are invited to attend these meetings. Discussions involve current and future UARA activities. Meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on the following dates: 

  • October 13, 2015  
  •  November 10, 2005
  •  January 12, 2016 
  •  February 9, 2016 
  •  March 8, 2016 
  •  April 12, 2016


Photo courtesy of Florence Monton, UA Parking and Transportation Services