11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance – United by Risk
Steven Russell, Marsh USA, Inc.
Mr. Roger C. Fell, Marsh USA, Inc.
Mark Turkalo, Marsh USA, Inc.
Ms. Jean Demchak, Marsh USA, Inc.
Mr. Edward J. Steinmetz, The University of Scranton
The pandemic sorely tested many
industry sectors to evolve in ways never expected, especially higher education.
Many institutions were affected by this dynamic and are rapidly adjusting to
changes across campus, especially in how risks are managed in a more holistic
way. Is your institution prepared to meet the evolving expectations
of how management of risk meets the needs of the future? This
session will provide insight about the current ERM framework, factors
influencing approach to the process, and new areas being included in the ERM
We will also review the higher
education insurance market conditions of 2021, and expectations for 2022, with
a focus on General Liability, Excess Liability, Automobile, Workers’
Compensation, Educators Legal Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Cyber and Property
Leveraging Academic Program Costing in Financial Strategic Planning
Mr. Matthew Kogut, University of New England
David Woodward, Higher Education Financial Consultant
As financial pressures mount on colleges and
universities, many institutions are adopting program costing practices to
better inform their strategic and financial
planning. Program costing remains, however, difficult to define and its application varies significantly
by institution. This session will provide
an overview of program costing in higher education, recommend a framework to define and develop program
costing at your institution and review
ways program costing has benefited decision making at UNE.
The Campus and Student Experience of the Future
Elizabeth Hansen, University of Pennsylvania
Shantey Hill-Hanna, St. Josephs College New York
Ms. Elizabeth Ireland, Grant Thornton LLP
COVID-19 pandemic upended higher education institutions and the traditional
campus experience very quickly in 2020 and left them impacted well into 2021 –
technology spending increased while buildings sat idle; courses and student
interactions were forced to become virtual after online delivery of curriculum
had otherwise experienced varied success.
As we emerge, institutions must weigh expanding online options, uncover how
their facilities teams can support shifting physical space needs, reimagine the
campus and student experience of the future, and recalibrate resource
allocations. Grant Thornton will facilitate a panel discussion with
representatives from various institutions (see speakers and panelists) who will
discuss challenges, issues, and opportunities as higher education prepares for
“what’s next”. These individuals will offer perspectives regarding real estate,
facilities, campus experience, resource allocation, and student services,
highlighting lessons learned and key takeaways from being in their roles during
this pivotal time in higher education.