Announcements

  • Register Now for Annual Conference

    Registration is now open for URMIA’s 49th Annual Conference, Exploring Landscapes of Risk, which takes place in Salt Lake City from September 29-October 3! Don’t miss this opportunity to network with hundreds of your peers in higher education risk management and acquire valuable knowledge and tools in over 50 educational breakout sessions for mitigating risks on your campus. This year the keynote speaker will be Elizabeth Smart, who was abducted as a child from her family’s home in 2002 and as an adult has become an eloquent advocate for change related to child abduction, recovery programs and federal legislation. As always, there also will be plenty of fun and fascinating activities available for you to enjoy in and around the conference site.

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  • TWO Webinars: 5/31-Blockchain & 6/14-Cyber Insurance

    Register now for a free webinar, Blockchain: New Risk to Higher Education?, which takes place on Thursday, May 31, from 12-1pm ET. Blockchain, the digital technology behind Bitcoin, is a form of a distributed general ledger, operated by a peer-to-peer network of users. The webinar will help you:
    • Understand at a high level what blockchain is
    • Identify areas of higher education operations that may take advantage of blockchain, such as confirmation of education credentials
    • Discuss how blockchain might affect insurance company operations and insurance purchased by colleges and universities

    Presenters:
    S. Eric Boyum, Managing Director, National Practice Leader of Technology and Communications Industry Practice, Aon Risk Solutions
    Ross Jones, Co-founder and CEO, Path Co.; Founder, President and CEO, emotuit
    Moderator:
    Glenn Klinksiek, CPCU, ARM, MBA, DRM, Resource and Education Manager, URMIA

    EDUCAUSE and URMIA have partnered to offer you a free webinar, Understanding Cyber Insurance, on Thursday, June 14, from 1-2pm ET. Cyber insurance coverage exists for a variety of potential losses and liability caused by cyber risk, yet the market is evolving and nonstandard. This webinar will help you:

    Learn what cyber insurance is and what it covers
    Understand how to integrate cyber insurance into your institutional information security program
    Learn how risk managers and information security professionals work together to manage cyber insurance and information security risk

    Presenters:
    Courtney Davis Curtis, CPCU, ARM, Director of Risk Management, University of Chicago
    Brian Kelly, Chief Information Security Officer, Quinnipiac University
    Moderator:
    Robert Parisi, Managing Director and Cyber Product Leader, Marsh LLC

    Important Registration Note: If you also are an EDUCAUSE member, please register here using that membership. If you have a membership only with URMIA, then please email the URMIA National Office for a special code and instructions to be able to register at no charge.

    Register today!
  • Accepting Board Nominations until 6/11/18

    It is that time of the year once again for nominations for president-elect and board of director positions within URMIA. On behalf of the Leadership Development Committee, we invite you to nominate a colleague or yourself to run for a leadership role within URMIA. This is an excellent way to participate in the future of your association.

    Please take a minute to review the qualifications for these positions on the URMIA board nominations webpage. Please use the nomination form and help us identify candidates for the positions of president-elect and three board of director members (including the affiliate board member). Any URMIA member (institutional, affiliate, individual etc.) can nominate another member.