Press Releases

The latest press releases from SURS. For press inquiries, click here.

SURS Recognized for DCP Design

SURS has been chosen as a recipient of a 2023 Leadership Recognition Award by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc (NAGDCA) for the design and rollout of its Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP). The NAGDCA Awards recognize the...

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SURS Summer 2023 Newsletter Now Available

Check it out! Learn about the upcoming 2024 trustee election, DCP auto enrollment, the FY 2024 state budget, educational webinars, recent legislation that affects SURS members, investment updates and more.

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SURS Retains Real Assets Consultant

Champaign, IL – The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees on June 2 voted to retain Callan as the System’s real assets consultant for the next five years, subject to successful contract negotiations. Callan has served in that capacity...

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SURS Board Votes to Oppose SB 2152

Legislation would transfer proxy voting authority to state treasurer, compromising the ability of SURS board to protect assets from undue political influence and to fulfill fiduciary obligations to SURS membership Champaign, IL – The State Universities Retirement...

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1099-R Tax Forms Available Online

1099-R Tax Forms Are Now Available Online SURS has completed its paper mailing of the 2023 IRS Form 1099-R to each member or beneficiary who received a distribution in 2022. Members may log in to the SURS secure Member Website and print a copy if needed. The 1099-R...

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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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