Press Releases

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

Hendrie Appointed to SURS Board

Champaign, IL – Gov. Pritzker has appointed Scott Hendrie of Savoy to serve on the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees. Hendrie is vice president of finance and treasury at the Carle Foundation, serving on both their Retirement Plan and...

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SURS Certifies FY 2021 State Contribution

Champaign, IL - The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees on Thursday certified the System’s preliminary state contribution for fiscal year 2021 at $1,996,686,000, an increase of $141,994,000 from FY 2020. The state’s contribution to the...

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Vogel Selected to Serve on SURS Board of Trustees

Champaign, IL – Mitchell Vogel, a SURS annuitant and former board member, has been selected to fill a vacancy on the SURS Board of Trustees by the elected SURS trustees. The vacancy was created when elected annuitant board member John Engstrom resigned after the...

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Atkinson Appointed SURS Board Chair

Champaign, IL – Gov. Pritzker has appointed John Atkinson of Burr Ridge to serve as chairperson of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees. On Aug. 2, the governor announced Atkinson will serve as the chairperson of the Illinois Board of...

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