Honors & Awards

URMIA Awards

The University Risk Management and Insurance Association each year presents several awards to celebrate outstanding individuals and achievements that have enhanced the higher education risk management community.

 

The following awards recognize excellence in a number of higher education risk management areas including:

2024 URMIA Awards

Nominations Open

May 15

Nominations Deadline

July 17

Awards Announced

At Annual Conference



Emerging Risk Professional Award

Recognizes members in the early stages of their career in higher education risk management who have made contributions to and impacts on URMIA





Visionary Award

Recognizes institutional members who have identified a specific need, acted upon it, and developed an innovative and effective program, process, or service to address an identified need for URMIA members

Emeritus Award

Available to retired institutional or affiliate members who have provided exemplary service to URMIA and higher education risk management as a profession during their careers

Honors Committee Chair Marje Lemmon (left) presents the Visionary Awards in 2021 to recipient Jeff Chasen via video.

Jenny Whittington Excellence in Volunteering Award

Honors members who have gone above and beyond in their volunteer service and/or leadership within URMIA, having promoted our mission, vision, and values

Larry V. Stephens Lifetime Achievement Award

Given to institutional members who have made career-long contributions of notable service to higher education risk management and URMIA

Outstanding Affiliate Service Award

Awarded to affiliate members who have made career-long contributions of notable service to higher education risk management and URMIA

Honors Committee Members Phil Dendy (left) and Barb Davey (right) with 2023 Outstanding Affiliate Service Award Recipient D. Jean Demchak.