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Emeritus College

Continued intellectual, creative and social engagement

The Emeritus College gives a home and focus to continued intellectual, creative and social engagement.

More than 550 retired faculty with emeritus standing from Arizona State University and other universities remain active in their disciplines. The college fosters the scholarly and creative lives of its productive scientists, scholars and artists and promotes service and engagement with the university and community.

A place for you


Membership is available to those who have received emeritus status upon retiring from ASU and associate membership is available to retired college and university faculty from other colleges and universities who have received official emeritus status from their former institution.



Members of Emeritus College are always welcome around the College Center (Old Main 102) to assist in administering the college's many programs. If you are interested in serving in any of the following capacities, please contact dean Mark Lussier at mark.lussier@asu.edu





Mark Lussier

New Emeritus College Dean: Mark Lussier

Professor Emeritus of English, Mark Lussier, was appointed Dean of the Emeritus College

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For our communities

Lecturers, courses and workshops

Civic, service, religious and other community organizations wishing to schedule specific lectures, workshops or short courses by Emeritus College members are invited to make their selections.

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Grants and Fellowships


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Emeritus College Humanitarian Awarded

We congratulate Emeritus College member Read more

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COVID-19: Getting the Vaccine

We know you may have questions about the vaccine, including how it works, who is eligible and why it is important to get. Information has been assembled for you to addresss some of the most common… Read more

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Emeritus College Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2020

The Emeritus College Newsletter for Spring/Summer 2020 has been published and is now available on our website. View the newsletter!

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