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Ceremony Will Recognize 124 Retiring SIU Carbondale Employees

CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University Carbondale will recognize 124 retired employees for their service to the university in a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 30 in the Student Center Ballrooms.

The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. The faculty/staff appreciation coffee precedes the ceremony and will be from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Student Center’s International Lounge. SIU is committed to protecting the community, so all those attending must follow current campus and state pandemic safety protocols and wear masks in shared indoor spaces.

The recognition is for university employees who retired between Aug. 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.

The retirees had 2,654 years of combined experience with the university. Of these retirees, 55 had 20 to 29 years of service; 18 employees had 30 to 34 years of service, and two employees had between 35 and 39 years of service. One employee had 43 years of service and another had 47 years of service.