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Trent University Association of Retired Persons (TUARP)

Congratulations on your retirement from Trent and welcome to TUARP, the Trent University Association of Retired Persons! As a pensioner of the university you are automatically a member of TUARP. It's an excellent way to keep in touch with the colleagues and friends you made while at Trent, and to make new friends among people who will 'know what you're talking about.' You are also considered a friend of the TUAA, the Trent University Alumni Association and able to access TUAA benefits. For more information and details please see the links below. We look forward to keeping in touch with you!

Meetings, News and Events

TUARP meets twice a year, in early May and during reading week in October. The meetings include updates, new business, refreshments and mingling, and noteworthy guest speakers. For more news, announcements and interesting Trent tidbits, members can read the "TUARP Times". All TUARP members are invited to attend the annual Christmas tea in December to celebrate the holidays details below.

In addition, TUARP members are welcome to attend all Alumni Events, general Trent Events, and are invited to the "You are the Heart of Trent" recognition and retirement reception held each spring. 

Holiday Reception with the President
Wednesday December 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Champlain College

Christmas Tea with the President
Friday December 13, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Lady Eaton College Dining Room

Enjoy a festive celebration which will include:

Welcome Remarks by Principal Dr. Christine Freeman-Roth
Special Christmas Entertainment by President Leo Groarke, Professor Emeritus Gordon Johnston and AVP Marketing & Recruitment Marilyn Burns
Food & Refreshment, Cash Bar
Donations to Kawartha Food Bank are gratefully accepted
Please note that the gift exchange has been discontinued

Please RSVP to by Monday December 3
Please include your license plate and vehicle make and model so we can register you for a parking pass. 
The passes are now electronic. 

TUARP Meeting Minutes

The TUARP Times



TUARP members are friends of the TUAA, the Trent University Alumni Association and as such can access the same benefits, such as:

• Borrowing privileges at Bata Library
• Athletic Centre membership discount of 20%
• Trent Bookstore discount of 25%
• Home and Auto Insurance discounts through TD Meloche Monnex

TUARP members may need to show an Alumni Card to receive these discounts. If you are a recent retiree and have a staff card, it becomes your Alumni card by putting a silver sticker on the back. To get a sticker or if you do not have a staff card, contact Alumni Affairs at

TUARP Contacts and Links

The current TUARP Executive:

  • Faculty Co.Chair 2019-2021: VACANT

  • Staff Co.Chair 2019-2021:   Tony Storey 

  • Secretary: Janice Millard

  • Treasurer: John Casserly 

  • Social Convenor: Julie Crook

  • Newsletter: Tony Storey

You can contact TUARP at the links above or by email to

Our mailing address is: 

Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, ON K9L 0G2



TUARP is affiliated with the College and University Retiree Association of Retired People (CURAC) and their webpage contains useful information on ongoing issues and includes newsletters and conference reports.
CURAC Bulletins and Newsletters