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The University Risk Management and Insurance Association is an international nonprofit educational association serving colleges and universities. Its core purpose is to promote the advancement and application of effective risk management principles and practices in institutions of higher education. URMIA represents more than 2,200 individuals at over 600 institutions of higher education and over 100 companies with members ranging from small schools and community colleges to the largest educational institutions. The URMIA National Office is in Bloomington, Indiana. For more information, visit www.urmia.org or call (812) 727‐7130.



URMIA launches its 5th annual Higher Education Risk Management Week this November

October 7, 2016 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) is proud to announce the launch of its fifth annual Higher Education Risk Management Week, or Risky Business Week, on November 7-11, 2016...

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URMIA announces five recipients of its 2016 annual conference scholarship recipients

October 7, 2016 - Bloomington, Ind. - Meet the 2016 recipients of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association's (URMIA) Annual Conference Scholarship award...

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URMIA’s 2016 URMIA Journal expands the body of knowledge in higher ed risk management

October 6, 2016 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) proudly releases the 2016 edition of its annual scholarly publication, the URMIA Journal. This year’s edition provides a rare glimpse into the world of risk management in higher education today through eight wide-ranging articles. This peer reviewed publication offers unique ways of assessing and mitigating campus risks, giving the reader valuable and immediately applicable ideas...

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Congratulate URMIA's 2016 risk management award winners

October 5, 2016 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) announced its 2016 risk management award winners at its 47th Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif...

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URMIA elects officers and president-elect for 2016-2017

October 3, 2016 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA), the preeminent source of innovative and effective risk management ideas and solutions to the challenges facing institutions of higher education, has elected its new president-elect and officers for 2016-2017...

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URMIA releases its 2014-2015 association annual report

December 1, 2015 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) is proud to release its annual report for 2014-2015...

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URMIA survey examines higher ed risk manager compensation

October 2, 2015 - Bloomington, Ind. – The University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) is proud to announce the results of its third analysis of higher education risk management departments, professionals and compensation. The survey of URMIA members was conducted in the summer of 2015 and featured responses from 176 higher education institutions from across the United States and across the spectrum of Carnegie classifications...

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