What is the purpose of ARF and what does it do for retired faculty?

The ARF Constitution (Article II. Purposes) states that the Association's goals are:

  1. To secure and enhance the status, rights, and privileges of the retired faculty of California State University, Northridge.
  2. To encourage those in a retired status to carry on their scholarly endeavors as contributing members of the academic community.
  3. To contribute to the University in its mission by providing research and scholarship funds and endeavors by whatever additional means the Association may determine.
  4. To help full-time faculty prepare for retirement and to help new retirees adjust to their new status and careers.
  5. To provide for the general welfare of faculty in retired status.