September 12, 2011

Past, present SIUC employees invited to meeting

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- All Southern Illinois University Carbondale current and retired faculty and staff are welcome at the SIUC Emeritus and Annuitant Association Fall General Membership Meeting and Luncheon Sept. 23. 

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center, 150 E. Pleasant Hill Road in Carbondale.  The guest speaker is Linda Brookhart, executive director of State Universities Annuitants Association.  She will address a number of crucial issues involving the pension system at this time.  The SUAA represents the interests, benefits/pension options, and investments of those who are present or future members of State Universities Retirement System of Illinois.

All emeritus and annuitants from SIUC may attend the meeting.  There is seating for 100 and no cost to attend the meeting, but those planning to attend the luncheon will pay $12. 

Luncheon reservations are due no later than Friday, Sept. 16, at the SIUC Emeritus and Annuitant Association care of Human Resources, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 805 S. Elizabeth St., Mail code 6520, Carbondale, IL 62901. 

For more information about the organization or the meeting, contact the office at 618/453-6689.

In addition, the Emeritus Faculty Organization will hold its fall meeting at 8:30 a.m., prior to the EAA meeting, in the same location.  John Nicklow, provost and vice chancellor will be the featured speaker and will also answer questions.