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Forever An Anchor.

Rhode Island College recognizes the commitment of the faculty and staff who dedicated many years of their lives to strengthening the College.  Retirement isn’t just the end of your employment – it’s the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Get off to a great start as one of our Forever Anchors.

Retiree Resources

Have a question about your health, savings, or insurance benefits? Contact the Office of Human Resources to learn more. 

Get involved! There are many organizations that would appreciate your help and expertise. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations to learn more. 

Thinking about retiring? Contact the Office of Human Resources today. 


Empowering Rhode Islanders As We Age

Based at Rhode Island College, Age-Friendly Rhode Island is a coalition of community and state agencies, healthcare and social service providers, individuals of all ages, advocacy and faith-based organizations, businesses, academic institutions and municipal leaders who are committed to healthy aging.

Faculty Emeritus

Faculty and Staff Emeriti

When a member of the college faculty or senior administrative staff retires from active service in good standing, and that individual has served with exceptional distinction, the president may confer upon them emeritus/emerita status. Learn more.

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Leave a Lasting Legacy at RIC

As a retiree, you know the time and commitment needed for our students to accomplish their dreams and the joy in earning a Rhode Island College degree. You can make an investment now to ensure that our students will always have access to those dreams. 

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Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources supports the college’s mission and vision by providing essential and responsive HR services in a respectful, fair and equitable manner to faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.