Want to teach, learn and volunteer?
Retirees can learn, teach and contribute to their communities all at once through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Northwestern University’s Chicago and Evanston campuses. OLLI is the continuation of a “learning in retirement” program begun 25 years ago at the urging of Newton Minow, a lifetime NU trustee and former FCC chairman.
Bernard Osher, an American businessman and philanthropist, provided funding for the program’s continuation as the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
New in 2011 and continuing in 2012 are Civic Engagement Study Groups. They combine academic study and volunteerism, says Civic Engagement Committee Chair Janet Lang, and complement some 70 non-credit study groups already offered each semester. Nationwide, OLLI operates on 122 campuses. Read more...