In 2011, Oregon Senate Bill 242 (SB 242) was signed into law establishing the Oregon University System (OUS) as a public university system, a change from its former status as a state agency. As a public university system, the OUS remains an instrument of the state but now operates with increased autonomy. SB 242 includes an exemption from Oregon Revised Statutes (“ORS”) chapter 278, which grants the State of Oregon’s Department of Administrative Services (DAS) the sole authority to direct and govern risk management and insurance-related programs for all state agencies. This exemption was effective July 1, 2012.
OUS secured new insurance; details regarding that coverage will be provided in the near future.
Risk management is the process of protecting the university's assets through identifying and analyzing exposures, controlling those exposures, mitigating risks, financing losses, and implementing and monitoring the risk management process.
The mission of the Office of Risk Management is to optimize risk identification, mitigation, and control in all university activities. To achieve this mission, all members of the university community have a responsibility to make risk decisions that are informed and that align with the university’s risk tolerance and overarching mission.
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Oregon Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Risk Manageme
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677 East 12th Ave, 4th Floor
Eugene, OR 97401
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The Enterprise Risk Services Unit provides leadership, expertise and guidance to the University’s executive leadership and the campus community on a variety of topics related to risk management, environmental health and safety, emergency management and continuity.
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SAIF Corporation is Oregon's not-for-profit, state-chartered workers' compensation insurance company. SAIF issues almost half of the policies in Oregon and provides coverage to more than 600,000 workers.
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Travel Warnings are issued when long-term, protracted conditions that make a country dangerous or unstable lead the State Department to recommend that Americans avoid or consider the risk of travel to that country. A Travel Warning is also issued when the U.S. Government's ability to assist American citizens is constrained due to the closure of an embassy or consulate or because of a drawdown of its staff.