In two years the state can privatize part of the public pension system. Some lawmakers say that will lead to a rush of retirements.
John Whikehart's retirement becomes effective in January, but he will remain involved with the campus he led for a dozen years.
The Public Retirement System, or INPRS, Board voted in July to privatize annuity savings accounts offered to public employees and teachers.
GE workers rallied Thursday in hopes the company would reconsider its decision to lay off 160 workers.
Representative Ralph Foley and Senator Richard Bray have led the legislature’s work on criminal code evaluation for years, but both are retiring this fall.
Indiana will put $360 million of this year's budget surplus toward five public pension funds, including state police and teacher retirement funds.
Teacher retirements are up in Indiana, largely due to the baby boomer generation and budget cuts.
Purdue's mandatory retirement age could be a barrier to a long presidential career for Mitch Daniels.
Studies show the decision when to retire may not be entirely in the hands of the baby boomers making it.
Frank Sullivan is the third justice to step down during Gov. Mitch Daniels' tenure.