One hundred and two new members of the Quarter Century Club were inducted at a March 29 Faculty Club luncheon. QCC board member Anthony P. French, professor of physics, served as master of ceremonies. Chancellor Lawrence S. Bacow was this year's guest speaker.
The 102 new members (down slightly from last year's group of 107) included 25 women and 77 men. Eighty-one inductees are from campus and 21 from Lincoln Lab. According to the QCC database, there are approximately 2,834 club members -- 2,324 men and 510 women.
Membership in the QCC, which aims to promote good fellowship among long-term associates of the MIT community, is offered to the faculty, administrative, research, support, and service staff members who have 25 years of employment with the Institute. The club is a part of the Office of Special Community Services located in Rm 50-005 (lower lobby of Walker Memorial).
The general membership of the QCC will have an opportunity to welcome new members at the annual summer picnic on Tuesday, August 15 at the Johnson Athletics Center from 4:30-7 pm. Other upcoming QCC events include the Silver Club High Tea for Ladies on October 17 at the Faculty Club (2:30-4pm) and the QCC holiday gathering on December 7 in La Sala de Puerto Rico at the Stratton Student Center (5-7 pm).
New Quarter Century Club members this year are:
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 5, 2000.