ERIC Number: ED555689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Risk Management: An Accountability Guide for University and College Boards
Abraham, Janice M.
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
With proven advice and practical best practices for sound risk management, this robust publication written by the CEO of United Educators identifies how engaged board members should collaborate closely with institutional leaders on a variety of operational and strategic risks. All board members, whatever their role or committee assignment, will benefit from the insight found in this single volume as they learn to ask the right questions to reduce risk across campus and beyond. "Risk Management: An Accountability Guide for University and College Boards" covers critical topics such as: (1) Financial stewardship and stability; (2) Emergency preparedness and safety; (3) Student affairs--including intercollegiate athletics and alcohol; (4) Faculty and staff employment; (5) Financial aid and enrollment management; (6) Academic quality and results; (7) Entrepreneurial ventures and new programs; and (8) Regulatory compliance. This book is organized into two parts and the following chapters: Part I Fundamentals of Risk Management: (1) Good Risk Management is Good Risk Governance; (2) Enterprise Risk Management: A Guide for Administrators; and (3) External and Internal Stakeholders in Risk Management. Part II The Board and Board Committees: (4) Strategic Risk; (5) Board Governance Risk; (6) Financial Risks; (7) Operational Risks; and (8) A Call To Action. The following are appended: (1) AGB/UE Enterprise Risk Management Risk Register; (2) Sample University-Wide Risk Management Committee Charter; and (3) Sample Checklists of Insurance Policies.
Descriptors: Colleges, Risk Management, Governing Boards, Best Practices, Cooperation, Educational Finance, Emergency Programs, Student Personnel Services, College Athletics, Drinking, College Faculty, School Personnel, Student Financial Aid, Enrollment Management, Educational Quality, Entrepreneurship, Compliance (Legal), Governance, Administrators
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges