retirement en C-SC President to Retire in 2014 <p>Culver-Stockton College President Dick Valentine says he will retire, effective June 30, 2014. Sat, 16 Nov 2013 20:55:28 +0000 Jason Parrott 43938 at C-SC President to Retire in 2014 Ready for Retirement <p>If you want sure-fire compliments, the choices are pretty much a) retire or b) die. Highly recommended: a).<br /><br />When you retire you don&rsquo;t hear from people who think you&rsquo;re a fool or a boob, and a party especially is nice &ndash; like a visitation only you&rsquo;re there. And alive.<br /> Wed, 23 May 2012 22:05:41 +0000 Bill Knight 15611 at Ready for Retirement Macomb School Superintendent to Retire <p>The Macomb School District will soon begin the search for a new superintendent. Dr. Alene Reuschel will retire next year.<br /><br />She seriously considered retirement this year after the governor proposed cutting pension benefits for educators.&nbsp; However,&nbsp; she decided she had too much work left to do.<br /><br />She said, &ldquo;We&#39;re right at the brink of doing some really fantastic things here, not only in Macomb, but just in education we&#39;re just at the very cusp of what we&#39;re going to see.&rdquo;<br /> Tue, 22 May 2012 17:40:22 +0000 James Lenz 15521 at Macomb School Superintendent to Retire B-PC School Superintendent to Retire <p>Bushnell-Prairie City School Superintendent David Messersmith will retire a year earlier than he wanted.<br /><br />Other educators around the region are facing similar decisions.<br /><br />He reconsidered his plans once Governor Pat Quinn proposed a number of changes to state pensions plans including reducing benefits for retirees.&nbsp; Messersmith hopes to &ldquo;lock-in&rdquo; his benefits under the current pension rules. He thinks the state will suffer a&nbsp; &ldquo;brain drain&rdquo; as other educators come to the same conclusion.<br /> Thu, 17 May 2012 20:07:07 +0000 James Lenz 15291 at B-PC School Superintendent to Retire