President Terri Goss Kinzy will host faculty, administrative/professional, and civil service retirees on Monday, April 25, 2022, for the Retirement Recognition Reception.

To receive an invitation, faculty and staff need to complete the Campus Notice of Retirement with Human Resources and return a retirement application to SURS.  Questions about the retirement process can be addressed to Todd Long at or (309) 438-8841 for employees with last names beginning with A-L or Cathy Hempstead at or (309) 438-3831 for employees with last names beginning with M-Z.

Faculty, administrative/professional and civil service staff who have already retired or will retire between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2022, will receive invitations for the Retirement Recognition Reception at the Prairie Room, Bone Student Center.

Any questions regarding the Retirement Recognition Event can be directed to Director of Presidential/Trustee and University Event Services Julie Barnhill at (309) 438-8790 or