Bill Stephan will retire from his full-time role as Indiana University vice president for government relations and economic engagement, effective September 30 after 20 years of service. Stephan has been responsible for coordinating and connecting IU’s intellectual and creative resources with strategic opportunities that foster the state’s economic growth, as well as directing IU’s government relations efforts at the state and federal level. Stephan will continue in a part-time role, working on strategic projects in the coming academic year. A panel led by J T. Forbes, president and CEO of the IU Foundation and a former director of state government relations for Cummins Inc., will search for Stephan’s replacement.