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    Institute for Retired Professionals
    6 East 16th St., room 905 (Map)
    New York, NY 10011
    Phone: 212.229.5682

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  • Committees

    The Advisory Board provides oversight to the committees that carry out the objectives of the IRP.

    Standing Committees


    Recruits members, interviews applicants, and recommends candidates for admission to the IRP director.


    Organizes the creation of challenging and stimulating study groups every semester, encourages members to come up with ideas for new study groups and become coordinators, supports coordinators as they create and implement diverse study groups from varied disciplines.


    Raises funds to support wide-ranging activities, e.g., projects and events not covered by the operating budget.

    Other Committees

    Other committees plan tours and field trips, facilitate access to cultural institutions and programs, and organize a variety of activities outside the classroom. Members recommend, create, and review budgets; serve as receptionists in the IRP office; produce newsletters and a members website; and help each other to use new technologies.

    • Finance
    • First desk
    • IRP Observer (weekly newsletter)
    • Mentors
    • New coordinator skills training
    • New member orientation
    • Peer learning support and development
    • Public events (Fridays@One)
    • Social issues
    • Technology group
    • Travel
    • Tuesdays with Friends
    • Virtual Senior Center Committee
    • Voices (IRP literary and arts publication)
    • Zine team (online IRP resource)