News Features

SURS Spring Newsletter Now Available

Read about our new executive director, cybersecurity upgrades, tax forms, educational webinars, investments, Money Purchase Factor change and more.  https://surs.org/advocate

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IBHE Recommends Funding Increases to Improve Equity

The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), the board that oversees the needs and guides the policies of the State Universities Retirement System’s (SURS) 61 employers, on Monday approved a 7% increase to their FY 23 budget to further fund their equity-driven...

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SURS Board of Trustees Appoints New Director

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees has named Interim Executive Director and Chief Benefits Officer Suzanne Mayer as the new executive director of the state pension fund. SURS oversees $28.1 billion in defined benefit...

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SURS Receives Third Award for Redesigned DC Plan

On Oct. 26, Pensions & Investments Newspaper (P&I) and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA) announced SURS as a winner of a 2021 Excellence & Innovation Award. SURS was given the award for its redesigned core 401(a) defined...

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment

The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 15 - November 15, 2021. The 2022 plan year will begin January 1, 2022, and will run through December 31, 2022. The state of Illinois offers...

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SURS Summer Newsletter Now Available

Read about the outcome of the trustee election, Money Purchase Factor change, Plan Choice Decision Tool, SURS new supplemental plan, website redesign and more. https://surs.org/advocate

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