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Sep-17-15 Unsolicited Calls Being Made to SURS Members

SURS has been notified that several of our members have received calls from an outside source asking to set up retirement counseling sessions in their homes. These calls have occurred in the Central Illinois area.

Sep-10-15 Retirement Transition Workshop

SURS is partnering with the U of I Extension to bring a new retirement transition program to our members ages 55-plus. “Explore Your Future” is a one-day workshop focusing on topics that encourage members to consider “what’s next” in life.

Topics:
What Has Influenced Me?- Participants reflect on what has meant most to them in their lives and brought the greatest fulfillment while they explore people and events that have influenced them, their lives’ themes, patterns and strengths.

Sep-10-15 Medicare Advantage 2015 Open Enrollment

                                      Updated October 5, 2016

Sep-09-15 Fall Member Education - Seminars & Webinars

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Aug-04-15 Self-Managed Plan Pre-Retirement Seminar (Champaign)

There are no seminars scheduled at this time. Please check back later for upcoming dates.

Jul-31-15 July Newsletter Now Available

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Jul-30-15 Governor Names Francis Idehen to Board of Trustees

On July 27, Gov. Rauner appointed Francis Idehen, Jr. to a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees. His appointment must be approved by the Illinois Senate.

Idehen is vice president for Investor Relations at Exelon Corporation, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s strategic investor relations program. Previously, Idehen was the managing director of Exelon’s Private Investments Organization, a senior portfolio manager at Intel Corporation, and an associate at Lehman Brothers.

Jul-28-15 Steven Rock Selected Board Trustee

Steven M. Rock has been chosen to fill an elected active-member seat on the SURS Board of Trustees that was vacant due to a trustee’s resignation in April 2015. Rock was elected by a majority vote of the remaining five elected trustees. His term runs through July 15, 2018.

Jun-26-15 Commodities Manager Search

The State Universities Retirement System (“SURS” or the “System”) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to manage  a diversified commodities portfolio which, after fees, exceeds the return of the agreed upon benchmark. 

Jun-02-15 SURS Retiree Insurance Refunds Being Processed; To Be Completed By June 15

SURS has received funds from the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) to pay health insurance refunds to retirees and survivors in the State of Illinois Group Health Insurance Plan. Payments are being processed and will be finalized by the June 15, 2015, deadline.

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