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Skidmore Retirees


The Retiree Initiative Planning Group (RIPG) plans and hosts a variety of social events, College updates, educational activities (seminars, panels, workshops, book groups), and regional trips.  RIPG is responsible for the announcements, events, and activities listed below.  Please send a note to if there are activities you would like to see us sponsor.  And plan to join your friends and colleagues in events that interest you!

Save the Dates

The following are upcoming events that will be held for the Skidmore Retiree Community. Please take a moment to review and mark them on your calendar. As the dates get closer, individual invitations will be sent out.

Looking forward to seeing you at these events - details will be added to each one as the time draws closer.

  • Retiree Spring Reception
    April 12, 2018
    4–6 p.m.
    Surrey Williamson Inn
    Come visit with former colleagues and friends, and hear campus updates. Spouses and partners invited; light refreshements will be available. RSVP to Terri Mariani by March 23. or call (518) 580-5804.

  • Wine, Cheese, and Chat
    May 10, 2018
    4–6 p.m.
    Surrey Williamson Inn
    We will have time for refreshments, for connecting with friends, for a quick overview of our grants program for faculty and staff, and for brief presentations from two of our grant recipients - Ann Henderson and Margo Mensing. RSVP to Susan Kress by May 1.

  • Retirement and Recognition Luncheon
    May 22, 2018
    12-2 p.m.
    Case Green

  • "Giselle" by the National Ballet of Cuba
    June 7, 2018
    2 p.m.
    Saratoga Performing Arts Center
    Details will be coming soon.


Send your suggestions for additions to the Retiree Library to Susan Kress,  

Alumni Events

Retirees can keep in touch with alumni activities through the Alumni Affairs website.

Regional events are also available for alumni and friends of Skidmore.

Retired faculty who might wish to offer a program for an alumni club have a standing invitation to get involved. Please contact Mike Sposili, Executive Director of Alumni Affairs, to indicate your interest in such involvement, and when and where you might be available. Thanks for considering!