Welcome to ECU
East Carolina University Retired Faculty Association

Chancellor Cecil Staton

Now in Our 29th Year of Service to East Carolina University!

In Memoriam: Marguerite Austin Perry, 1918-2015

A founding member of the ECU Retired Faculty Association in 1987

Our Statement of Purpose:

The purpose of the East Carolina University Retired Faculty Association (ECURFA) is to provide retired faculty with a continuing link to the university and to colleagues and friends through social activities, receptions, and group travel. It provides an opportunity to give back to the university through an endowment fund, which has established graduate and undergraduate scholarships.


Office: 1914 West Arlington Blvd., Room 105 (the ECU Distance Education Proctoring Center), 252-737-2924.


All retired ECU faculty members (including those on phased retirement) and retired ECU EPA Staff are de facto members of the ECU Retired Faculty Association; and spouses of deceased members are eligible for associate membership. If you have retired or are the spouse of a deceased member, but have not been invited to join the ECURFA, please call the ECU Retired Faculty Association office at 252-737-2924. Membership dues ($15.00 yearly, or $75.00 lifetime), may be sent to the ECU Foundation Gift Records Department, 2200 S. Charles Blvd., Greenville NC 27858).  Please click here for ECURFA Dues and Donation Form.


  • New!  The Lifelong Learning Program has announced its fall kickoff program.  Please click here for details.
  • We hold board meetings quarterly, in January, April, July, and October. We also conduct a business meeting of the membership in the spring of each year.
  • We hold a social in the fall for retired ECU faculty members and invited guests.
  • We publish a newsletter, The Golden News, twice a year.
  • We meet as the East Carolina University Retired Faculty Association Dutch Luncheon, usually on the first Thursday of each month.    Please call Frank Rabey at 252-756-0389 for more information, or consult the Daily Reflector. There will be no luncheons in July and August.
  • We hold Retired Faculty Forums during the year.  Programs will be held in the Brody School of Medicine, Family Medicine Center, 101 Heart Drive, 2nd floor classroom (same room as last year).  Here is the schedule for 2016-17:
    • Thomas Eamon & Peter Francia; The 2016 Elections; Wednesday October 12, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND TIME CHANGE.

      Charles Ewen; Pirates of North Carolina; Tuesday December 13, 2016, at 3 p.m.

      Paul Walker & Geoffrey Stroud; Innovations in Cancer Treatment; Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 3 p.m.

      Joseph Luczkovich; Blackbeard – Measuring Ocean Sounds With the Wave Glider; Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 3 p.m.

  • We organize group travel for ECURFA members and "friends." Please contact Tom Feldbush for suggestions for trips.



By-Laws of the East Carolina University Retired Faculty Association

Policies and Procedures Manual of the East Carolina University Retired Faculty Association:

Privileges for Retired Faculty

Parking Policy for Retired Faculty:

Renewal notices for parking permits for 2016-17 for Retired Faculty have been mailed as of June 14.  The current permits are valid until June 30.  The university has reserved the following parking spaces for retired faculty:

  • two across 10th Street from the Brewster Building;
  • two in the circle between Erwin and Bloxton House;
  • two between Erwin and Mamie Jenkins; and
  • two east of the Rivers Building.
  • There is also a B1 lot that is open for "B" parking stickers at 10th and Evans Streets.
  • There are no reserved parking spaces for retired faculty on the Health Sciences campus.  Please click here for a map of parking spaces for "B" parking stickers (colored in blue) on the Health Sciences campus.

Please click here to read the parking policy for retired faculty.  

Please click here to see a map (on page 5 of the document) of the area cordoned off for construction of the new Student Center.  

As the university is becoming a pedestrian campus, faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to use the Student Transit system to attend events on campus. Riders are expected to have an ECU 1 Card [although a university picture ID card may suffice].

Use of ECU E-mail by Retired Faculty:
Please click on the link above for the policy regarding use of ECU e-mail by Retired Faculty. For additional information, one may ask for help by calling the IT Help Desk at 252.328.9866 or 800.340.7081.

ECU Scholarship Endowment.

We thank the Office of Alumni Relations and the Division of Academic Affairs, Provost's Office, for their administrative support!

This month's picture:  Chancellor Cecil Staton.

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