Institute for Retired Professionals
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Summary This oral history project consists of six audio interviews conducted by New School for Public Engagement student Gerard O. Hemmerle as an independent study under the supervision of Professor Julia L. Foulkes. Interviewees consist of long-serving university faculty and staff, primarily those associated with what was known as the New School for Public Engagement. Hemmerle conducted the interviews during the Spring 2013 semester. Recordings are all in English.
Summary The Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) was founded in 1962 by a group of New York City schoolteachers who sought to continue their intellectual development after retirement. The creation of courses and their delivery is entirely member run and depends upon members’ interests. New courses are offered each term. The collection consists mainly of printed matter, such as fliers, publications and course catalogs.
Dates: 1967 - 2012
Abstract Audio and video recordings of events held by the Institute for Retired Professionals at The New School, 1962-2011.
Dates: 1962 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2011
Summary This collection contains press releases issued by The New School (formerly, the New School for Social Research) over a three decade span. The releases are authored by several successive offices at The New School that fulfilled the same role, including Publicity, Public Information, and Communications. The press releases provide a detailed accounting of courses, events, faculty appointments, and the addition of new programs and divisions at the university, including announcements related to...
Dates: 1933 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1977
Summary The Schools of Public Engagement was formed in 2011 with the reorganization of the New School for General Studies. As of 2016, the division was comprised of five schools: the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students (BPATS); the School of Languages; the School of Media Studies; the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy; and the Creative Writing Program. This collection also contains the records of the World Policy Institute from the period in which it...
Dates: circa 1976-2018