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Colleges and universities are toying with the idea of using cryptocurrency as a form of tuition for certain classes. Expanding such payment offers both risk and reward.
Private nonprofit educational institutions in the U.S. are in serious financial trouble. Their business model, such as it is, is no longer working and needs serious adjustment.
With so many insurance designations out there, it can be hard to determine which one is the right next step for your career.
Julie Theirl of Aon and her team have been working on a database set to help public schools recognize, analyze and prevent sexual abuse and molestation claims from occurring.
This year, six brokers from across the brokerage field were named as the 2020 Education Power Broker winners. An additional three brokers were named as finalists.
The spring of 2020 offers several opportunities for training in insurance company leadership.
At St. Joseph’s University, future risk management professionals tried their hands at developing Insurtech solutions that could lower quotes and make the underwriting process more efficient.
Two ambitious, self-proclaimed queens in Game of Thrones both met violent ends. The same might be true of entities that think they are doing a good job at risk management.
How can our college students live happy and prosperous lives despite the pressures being placed on them? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle might have the answer.
This Kansas workers’ comp manager changed one school’s safety culture by focusing on proper training, work-life balance and the world of special education.
Broker Kelly Ethier knows what it takes to keep collegiate-level athletes safe and protected. Using integrity, attentiveness, passion and industry expertise, she’s getting universities the coverage they need.
USC’s gynecologist was accused of sexual misconduct while “attending to” patients. In court, USC’s insurer argued it did not have to defend the university.
Malcolm Gladwell points out the human tendency to lock down on first and subsequent impressions of strangers. It’s a key risk management failure that can have dire consequences.
As challenging as it is for universities to investigate and respond to sexual assault complaints, figuring out how to prevent sexual violence on campus is far more difficult.
Active shootings have sparked terror across the United States and schools are especially vulnerable. Northwestern University is hoping to make them safer.
Keenan’s Ron Martin displayed excellent risk management prowess by tackling the horrendous topic of the sexual abuse of children.
Donald Noel took his basic knowledge of risk management and applied it to one of the nation’s largest school districts. The result? He saved them millions of dollars.
Butler University’s Zach Finn has little patience for those who underappreciate insurance as a career.
When the boundaries between different governance roles are hopelessly blurred, a “governance eclipse” has occurred.
Voice detectors aiming to pick up on aggression or distress prove less than reliable in identifying danger, but gun violence is not a conversation we can close.
The risks facing higher education are always shifting, but keeping the focus on student safety and education helps Luke Figora stay ahead.