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  • Next Meeting: Apr. 8, 2pm, IUF -- Lee Feinstein, the founding dean of IU's new School of Global and International Studies, will explain the school's mission and structure when retirees gather for their annual meeting. The meeting is cosponsored by the Emeriti House.

    Feinstein has had a distinguished career in and out of government. He has served one secretary of defense and two Secretaries of State (Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeleine Albright) and has worked at the nation's top research institutes, including the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution.

    A member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 1994, he was President Obama's first ambassador to Poland. He has taught law and political science at the University of Georgia, George Washington University, and the City University of New York. A graduate of Vassar College, Feinstein also holds degrees from City University of New York and Georgetown University Law Center.

  • Election of Board Members -- In the Annual Meeting portion of the April meeting, the nominating committee will offer for election to the IURA board three persons: Joan Curts, Tom Hustad, and Doug Porter.

  • Singing in the Holidays -- The Singing Hoosiers, under the direction of Steve Zegree, provided the program at the December Holiday Luncheon. They were introduced by Jacobs School of Music Dean Gwyn Richards. Photos of the event were included in the print edition of the December IURA newsletter. See additional photos.

  • IU Perks and Benefits -- A list of IU retirees' "perks" and benefits, (including Athletics, Buses, Library Privileges and Resources, Parking, Recreational Sports, Technology, and University Club) is now available for use of IURA members.

  • Retirees support United Way -- A goal of $135,000 that was set by United Way for the IU retirees has been exceeded. A total of 202 donors pledged $154,904.61, with 73 individuals pledging $1,000 or more to be Vanguards.

    Doris Burton, Wain Martin, and Harriet Pfister shared the duties as IURA volunteers for the IURA United Way campaign. They were recognized by Barry Lessow, UW executive, at the IURA February meeting.

  • Membership Dues -- The membership form is available on line. IURA welcomes to membership a large number of University employees who recently accepted the IU early retirement package.

  • If you live in Bloomington and want to talk to a real person about your TIAA/CREF holdings, you can schedule an appointment at the local office, 2852 E. Buick Cadillac Blvd., by calling 812-349-4443.

  • Updated: February 19, 2015