The URMIA Journal  is an annual scholarly publication of peer-reviewed articles containing in-depth analysis on a broad range of risk management topics of concern in higher education. Published since 1994, it became a digital-only publication in 2018.

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Top Articles from 2018

Risk Management in Higher Education: Departments, Leadership & Compensation

L. Lee Colquitt and Christine L. Eick, Auburn University; and David W. Sommer, St. Mary’s University

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What Makes an ERM Leader in Higher Education?

Nancy Loucks, Yale University, and Dolores Atallo, Protiviti

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Lessons Learned from an EF 3 Tornado that Devastated William Carey University

Scott Hummel, William Carey University, and Brian Gleason, GuideOne Insurance

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Communication & Marketing
Strategies for Campuswide
Risk Awareness

Melissa Agresta and Kevin Ives, Auburn University

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Active Shooter/Workplace Violence Insurance and Risk Mitigation for Educational Institutions

Paul Marshall, McGowan Program Administrators

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The Evolution of Risk in Global Travel and Best Practices for Duty of Care in Higher Education

Stephanie Miller and Tim Crockett, HX Global, Inc.

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Situational Awareness:
The Essence of Risk Management

Howard N. Apsan, PhD, The City University of New York

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Contemporary Female Travel: Issues and Risk Strategies

Betsy Perry, On Call International

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Know Thy Policies: The Benefits of Summarizing Your Insurance Policies


Jolie Beullé, Wheaton College

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Drafting ADEA-Compliant Waivers that Mitigate the Risk of Liability for Federal Age Discrimination Claims by Older Faculty & Staff

Allison C. Ayer, Esq., Vrountas, Ayer & Chandler, P.C.

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The Financial Perils of Art Loans and How to Protect the Liability of Higher Education Museums

Margaret Bussiere, DeWitt Stern, A Risk Strategies Company

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