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Risk management is complex, and your time is limited. This podcast series helps you keep up on emerging issues in higher education and best risk management practices. Join URMIA leaders, peers, and insurance experts twice a month as they explore timely topics, URMIA member resources, and the profession.

Risk management is complex, and your time is limited. This podcast series helps you keep up on emerging issues in higher education and best risk management practices. Join URMIA leaders, peers, and insurance experts twice a month as they explore timely topics, URMIA member resources, and the profession.

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United States

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Risk management is complex, and your time is limited. This podcast series helps you keep up on emerging issues in higher education and best risk management practices. Join URMIA leaders, peers, and insurance experts twice a month as they explore timely topics, URMIA member resources, and the profession.

Language:

English


Episodes

URMIA Board Election now open - Rock the Vote for URMIA 2022!

7/13/2022
Jenny Whittington hosts current URMIA president Courtney Davis Curtis and former URMIA president Chauncey Fagler as they share their insights on the URMIA election process. This edition of URMIA Matters will provide background on the URMIA 2022 Election, the candidates for president and institutional directors, and how to get involved in the URMIA community in case you are interested in running in the future. Learn about voting requirements, volunteer opportunities at URMIA, and get inside...

Duration:00:14:12

Race to the 2022 Annual Conference in Indy!

6/29/2022
Jenny Whittington hosts conference co-chairs as guests. Join Marje Lemmon, Todd Adkins, and Kathy Hargis as they discuss highlights for the upcoming URMIA Annual Conference in Indy and share their favorite past conference memories. This edition of URMIA Matters highlights how to make connections and build community at the URMIA annual conference. URMIA members and National Office staff give their best tips on how to get the most value out of their conference experience. Listen to the...

Duration:00:24:36

Risk-free Tips for Succession Planning

6/15/2022
Join Julie Groves and guests Tracey Swift and Miguel Delgado as they discuss the challenges of succession planning in risk management. Employees–learn how to voice your ambitions about career aspirations to your manager. Managers–learn how to create future leaders in your team so your succession plan is set. Listen to the conversation and check out the links in the show notes for solid resources that will prepare you and your colleagues to discuss what skills it will take to get you to the...

Duration:00:24:29

Title IX Regulations Are Going to Change

6/1/2022
Join Julie Groves and guest Joe Storch as they review what risk managers and insurance professionals need to know about the next round of Title IX changes. Listen to the conversation and check out the links in the show notes for solid resources that will prepare you and your colleagues for the next steps as well as carve out time to get ready for a large (and regular) new, federal climate survey. Show Notes [member log-in required for some content] Join the fun in Indy ->...

Duration:00:25:00

Celebrate Colleagues with URMIA Awards

5/18/2022
It’s almost time to celebrate the many talented professionals and dedicated volunteers in the URMIA membership. Hear the joy from committee chair Marje Lemmon and an Visionary Award winner, Jeff Chasen as they share the meaningful experience that URMIA awards bring. Nominate now so deserving winners can be revealed at the annual conference in September. A list of awardees, available award and honoree categories, and a nomination for each button can be found at...

Duration:00:26:58

Working with Emerging Risks for Higher Education Risk Managers

5/4/2022
The URMIA education plan fits with the core competencies but also leaves room for the ten identified emerging risks in 2022 so that the association is offering educational information to our members on how to handle these risks as we learn things about them. Working with a broad scope of writers and leaning especially on our skilled affiliate members, Stacie Kroll and Lou Drapeau join Guest Host Craig McAllister for a discussion on how it all came about. Show Notes [member log-in required...

Duration:00:13:01

Shoring up your Workforce using 7 Keys

4/20/2022
Let’s face it, we are all still reeling from the last two years of upheaval and a little pep talk can’t hurt so here it is, URMIA. Guest Greg Offner shares with guest host Michelle Smith and URMIA Matters listeners the 7 Keys for Success and his top two for higher education risk management leaders specifically. Take a listen. You’ll be grateful you did. Show Notes [member log-in required for some content] Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:17:23

URMIA 2022 Regionals Reimagined

4/6/2022
The spring regional conference series this year has quite a story and influenced members experiences in a positive yet unexpected way. Hear from Meghan Fisher and Julie Groves as they share takeaways so far this year and get an update from host Jenny Whittington. Learn more about URMIA Regional Conferences online. Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:23:25

URMIA 2022 Compensation Survey Insights

3/23/2022
It’s survey time! The 2022 compensation survey required Senior Risk Manager input so join host Jenny Whittington to hear about the development and changes since the last URMIA salary survey. She’s joined by volunteers Christine Eick and Julie Groves who were instrumental in getting it launched with member feedback and timely updates and who share some of the perks of answering the anonymous survey now. The survey is open until April 13 with results available in June 2022. Show Notes [member...

Duration:00:19:22

Enterprise Risk Management Inspirations

3/9/2022
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is not for the faint hearted but URMIA has a peer group of practitioners who get it. Learn more about the Higher Ed ERM Roundtable, a bi-monthly conversation for those with ERM responsibilities regardless of your program’s maturity level. Gary Langsdale, Andre Le Duc, and Nancy Loucks talk about the evolution of ERM and their institution’s current projects. Show Notes {member login required] Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:23:12

URMIA Career Center at Your Service

2/23/2022
Learn more about the URMIA Career Center at time when you might just need it! Whether you are a job poster or a job seeker, this URMIA member benefit is sure to catch your eye. Tune in with host Jenny Whittington as she chats with Luke Figora, Northwestern University and Keesha Trim, University of Richmond to hear about their recent hiring experiences and some tips on how to make the most of the experience . Show Notes [member login required for some content] Join the fun in Indy ->...

Duration:00:18:16

Meet Flo Hoskinson, OHSU Risk Manager and URMIA Board Secretary

2/9/2022
Getting to know the awesome, volunteer leadership of URMIA means understanding their path in higher education risk management. Join URMIA staff Michelle Smith as she interviews Flo Hoskinson who assumed the role of URMIA Board of Director’s secretary at the annual conference, not long after starting a new job at Oregon Health and Science University. Show Notes [member login required for some content] Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:09:06

Top 10 Risk Survey for Higher Education Risk Managers

1/26/2022
Determining your strategic focus for the year ahead could start with a survey of your own organization’s perceived Top Ten Risks. Join Guest Host Julie Groves and Guests Steven Dunham and Lou Drapeau as they discuss how you might go about that process and how a recent URMIA survey could support that process. Check out the results of the collective survey which was conducted in late 2021 [Member Log-in Required]. Show Notes [member login required for some content] Join the fun in Indy ->...

Duration:00:22:33

Meet URMIA's Director of Membership & Marketing

1/12/2022
Association acronyms might change but for a membership manager its all about serving the members. Join URMIA Resource Manager and this week’s Guest Host Lou Drapeau as he interviews Teresa Ransdell, the new director of membership & marketing at URMIA and hear about her journey to URMIA. Show Notes [member login required] Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:07:11

Higher Education Risk Management Hot Topics 2021 vs 2109 – Cyber, Compliance and Small Office Support

12/29/2021
Join guest host Ronna Papesh as she chats up Steve Stoeger-Moore, President of Districts Mutual Insurance and Risk Management Services about what 2019 hot topics look like with 2021 insight and what valuable resources are available for Technical and Small Colleges with offices of one. Check out these valuable insights, listen for words of wisdom, and reflect on the challenges had recently. Show Notes [member login required] Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:16:53

Take Advantage of this High Profile Volunteer Opportunity: More on the Call for Proposals 2022

12/15/2021
Listen in and you won’t be disappointed when you hear about the #protips to getting an education proposal accepted at URMIA. Take advantage of this high-profile volunteer opportunity and learn more about the changes to the Call for Proposals for the professional development line up in 2022. Executive Director Jenny Whittington hosts co-chairs Kathy Hargis and Marje Lemmon along with staffer Michelle Smith to review all you need to know! Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:21:17

URMIA Presidents Share their Forward-Looking Views of the Association

12/8/2021
Join this fast-paced conversation with three members of the Executive Committee of the URMIA Board of Directors, our URMIA Presidents, hosted by URMIA Executive Director Jenny Whittington. In addition to nuggets of advice for becoming a volunteer, President Courtney Davis Curtis recaps her speech from Seattle, President-Elect Julie Groves encourages getting involved is as easy as sharing feedback, and Past-President Chauncey Fagler shares that no job is too big either. Show Notes [ member...

Duration:00:15:58

Discover Hidden Gems of URMIA Member Benefits

12/1/2021
There are several gems in the bucket of URMIA Member Benefits. Do you know where to find them? Join guest host Louise Schlesinger with special guests Teresa Ransdell and Lou Drapeau from the URMIA staff and executive committee members Steve Stoeger-Moore and Flo Hoskinson to learn more about them. Check out the show notes for links to each of them on the URMIA website. Show Notes [member login required] Join the fun in Indy -> www.urmia.org/ac2022

Duration:00:19:29

Are You Ready for the Risk Management Study Group?

11/10/2021
The Risk Management study group supported by URMIA for it's members can come at any time in your career path. Listen to these professionals as they share their story about the ARM journey during their time into and through higher education risk management. Join host Jenny Whittington and guests Jacob Sajinyan, Miguel Delgado, and Nakeschi Watkins. Show Notes [member login required]

Duration:00:18:03

Member Benefit - New Third Party Contract Guidelines White Paper Released

10/26/2021
Recorded at URMIA Annual Conference Seattle, members of the task force who worked on revising the Third Party Contract Guidelines White Paper share the process and highlight changes to the valuable resource. Host Jenny Whittington walks through the history of the white paper with guests Gary Langsdale, editor of this version, Stacie Kroll of Gallagher, a supporting contributor and URMIA members Mike Gansor and Pam Rypkema to uncover some new features and revised content. Show Notes [member...

Duration:00:12:40