Founded in 1958, the WPI Tech Old Timers is a social club for retired, and nearly retired, WPI alumni, faculty, staff and their spouse/guest. Speakers of broad interest bring this energetic group together on campus monthly during the academic year for friendship, learning, and lunch. Join us for a complimentary, first meeting!

Wednesday, October 3 - Backyard Birds, Mass Audubon

Wednesday, November 7 - Hearts on Spinach Leaves, Professor Glenn Gaudette

Wednesday, December 5 - Holiday Music Program & Sing-Along

Winter Break - No January Meeting

Wednesday, February 6 - Meet Officer Lavallee & Canine Bella, WPI Campus Police

Wednesday, March 6 - New England Jazz Alliance Hall of Fame, Professor Rich Falco

Tuesday, April 2 - Home Computer Security, Professor Craig Shue

Wednesday, May 1 - General Ulysses S. Grant, Sam Grant-Interpreter

Location: Higgins House

Time:  9:45 Coffee Social / 10:30 Feature Presentation, followed by buffet lunch ($12pp)

WPI Tech Old Timers

The WPI Tech Old Timers know the importance of philanthropy and alumni engagement in the life of the university. They take a special interest in supporting various WPI student groups with a portion of their annual membership dues.

Membership dues are $15 per person annually. Please make checks payable to “Tech Old Timers” and mail to WPI, Office of Alumni Relations, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA. You may get more information or pay your dues in person at any Tech Old Timers meeting by talking with Barbara Sutherland, Membership Coordinator or contacting us at or 508.831.5600.

Executive Committee

  • Neil Norum, President (Retired WPI Staff)
  • Al Papianou '57, Vice President
  • Paula Delaney '75, Secretary
  • Allen Levesque '59, Treasurer

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the Tech Old Timers follow the Worcester Public Schools. If Worcester schools are cancelled or delayed, the Tech Old Timers will not meet that day. Please call the Office of Alumni Relations, 508-831-5600, with questions.