News Features

SURS Announces Active-Member Trustee Appointment

State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Vice-Chairperson Collin Van Meter, on behalf of SURS elected board members, today announced the appointment of Antonio Vasquez as an active-member trustee to the SURS Board of Trustees. Vasquez was selected by a majority...

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SURS Announces Active-Member Board Vacancy

State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Executive Director Suzanne Mayer today announced a vacancy on the SURS Board of Trustees. The elected active-member seat will be filled by a majority vote of the other five elected trustees. SURS active members who are...

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In Memory of SURS Trustee Scott Weisbenner

The State Universities Retirement System's board of trustees and staff were saddened to learn of Trustee Scott Weisbenner’s passing on Sept. 29. He was elected to serve as an active-member trustee on May 3, 2021. His term began in July 2021. As a William G. Karnes...

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SURS Hires Two Emerging Markets Equity Managers

Champaign, IL – The State Universities Retirement System Board of Trustees on Sept. 16 voted to retain Nipun Capital and William Blair for Emerging Market Equity mandates with a 50/50 allocation of assets between the two managers, subject to successful completion of...

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Retiree Healthcare Update

The Department of Central Management Services (CMS) has recently announced that open enrollment for the state of Illinois Total Retiree Advantage Illinois (TRAIL) Medicare plans will be Nov. 1- Nov. 30, 2022. Aetna PPO will be the only insurance carrier offered under...

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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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