Press Release

Vogel Selected to Serve on SURS Board of Trustees

August 27, 2019 - 11:00

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 June 2019 board meeting.

Vogel was a SURS board member from 2004 through 2015. During his tenure on the board, he served as board president for four years, as chairman of the Legislative and Corporate Governance Committees, and as a member of the Investment Committee.

SURS Increases Real Assets Investment, Hires Private Equity Advisor

June 12, 2019 - 15:29

Champaign, IL - The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees on June 7 increased the System’s commitment to Dune Real Estate Fund IV from $20 million to $50 million, subject to successful contract negotiations. The additional allocation is the result of an increased real assets allocation and an updated pacing study completed at the end of 2018 by the System’s real asset consultant Callan.

State Universities Retirement System Board Meetings

June 3, 2019 - 11:05

Champaign, IL - The Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) will meet on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Meketa Investment Group, 1 E. Wacker Drive in Chicago.
On Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7, 2019, SURS’s Investment Committee, Audit & Risk Committee, Legal & Legislative Committee, Administration Committee and the Board of Trustees will meet at Northern Trust, 50 S. LaSalle Street in Chicago.


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