News Releases


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 or call (812) 727‐7130.

URMIA Accepting Applications for Student Scholarship

February 5, 2018 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) is now accepting applications for its 2018 Student Educational Scholarship. Up to three scholarships will be awarded. Each provides an award of $2,500 for qualified college expenses, plus full funding to attend...

Read More

URMIA Announces New Officers and Members for Board of Directors

January 19, 2018 - Bloomington, Ind. - The University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) announces the election of Samuel Florio as president and Luke Figora as president-elect of the URMIA Board of Directors. Florio is the director of risk management and compliance at Santa Clara University; Figora is the assistant vice president for risk management and environmental health and safety at Northwestern University. Each will serve for one year in these leadership positions as part of a three-year term on the board’s executive committee. Others who currently serve...

Read More

URMIA’s 2017 URMIA Journal expands the body of knowledge in higher ed risk management

Sept 12, 2017 - 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...

Read More



For older news releases, contact the URMIA National Office.