RMF Endowed Research & Program Chairs
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GSU Risk Management Foundation
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4036
Atlanta Georgia, 30302-4036
The C.V. Starr Chair of International Insurance provides resources to support the chairholder and the international aspects of the programs in the Department of Risk Management & Insurance at Georgia State University. The holder of the chair maintains an international profile and uses the resources of the chair to enhance all aspects of the programs from an international perspective. The chairholder conducts research that contributes to our knowledge of international risk and insurance or to the resolution of important issues touching on insurance internationally. The chairholder also helps make our students, faculty, and curriculum more attuned to international matters.
- Georgia State University has the largest combined actuarial science, financial planning, and risk management faculty in North America.
- U.S. News & World Report has ranked Georgia State’s undergraduate RMI program among the nation’s top 10 since 1999.
- The RMI Department won the 1999 Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award in the research university category. It is the only Georgia State department to have received this award.
- Five RMI faculty members received Robinson College of Business Teaching Excellence Awards and two faculty members received national teaching awards.
- Faculty research and publications increased substantially, resulting in several national research awards by individual faculty members.
- Scholarship awards have increased to over $300,000 annually.
- Gamma Iota Sigma, a national insurance student organization, was reactivated at Georgia State University.
- The inaugural symposium sponsored by the Thomas P. Bowles Jr. Chair of Actuarial Science was held, followed by three subsequent symposia.
- The inaugural C.V. Starr Chair of International Insurance Symposium was held.
- The Robert W. Batten Chair in Actuarial Science was established.
- The Kenneth Black, Jr. Chair of Insurance received substantial funding increases.
- Two professorships, The James S. Kemper Professorship and The New York Life Professorship, were established.