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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
Retirement Plans
Retirement Plan Providers Contact Information
(Updated 8/15/16)


Please note the various types of retirement products that are available to you.

  • Regents Mandatory Retirement Plan (TIAA & VOYA - Formerly ING) - unclassified employees
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) - university support staff employees

Pre-tax dollars can be deducted from salary to increase retirement savings through following plans.

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings Plan - all employees
  • 403(b) Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuities - all employees

After-tax dollars can be deducted from salary to increase retirement savings through the following plan.

  • Roth 403(b) Plan - all employees

     

    Meetings and Individual Counseling Information

    1. TIAA Presentation: Getting Started - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9am - Overman Student Center, Sunflower Room
    2. TIAA Presentation: Halfway There - Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 9am - Overman Student Center, Sunflower Room

    Contact Information for Retirement Plan Representatives

    VOYA (Formerly ING)

    • Sheri Birdsell - Regents Mandatory Retirement Plan and Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuities.  Sheri is available for individual counseling on retirement products available from Voya (formerly ING).
    • Phone:  913-940-1084
    • Email:  sheri.birdsell@voyafa.com
    • Thursday, September 8, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday, October 6, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Monday, October 24, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday, December 8, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room

     

    VALIC

    • Matt Ticknor (VALIC is an approved Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuity company).   Matt is a financial advisor available for individual counseling on products available from VALIC.
    • Phone:  417-235-4499
    • Email:  matthew.ticknor@valic.com
    • Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, October 20, 2016 - HRS Conference Room, 204 Russ Hall
    • Thursday, November 17, 2016 - HRS Conference Room, 204 Russ Hall
    • Thursday, December 15, 2016 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, January 19, 2017 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, April 20, 2017 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A

     

    Deferred Compensation (Tandem 457 Plan)

     

    KPERS

    • Tuesday, July 5, 2016 -10:00am-2:00pm -OSC, Sunset A with Brian Simpson

     

    TIAA

    • Regents Mandatory Retirement Plan and Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuities - Representatives will be on campus each month. Following is a schedule of dates for individual counseling
    • Toll Free Scheduling:  800-732-8353
    • Toll Free Rep Phone: 866-842-8604
    • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
      • Presentation "Getting Started" at 9am in Overman Student Center - Sunflower Room
    • Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - Overman Student Center -Sunset A Room
    • Monday, November 7, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
      • Presentation "Halfway There" at 9am in Overman Student Center - Sunflower Room
    • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday, January 26, 2017 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room

     

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