Spotlight Awards

As part of promoting our strategic objective of mitigating and managing risk to protect the University's resources, the Chief Risk Officer has established a recognition program to spotlight the achievements of our risk and safety professionals system-wide for exceptional projects and engagements that contribute to advancing our core mission.

Excellence will be recognized in each of the following categories:


Awarded to risk and safety professional(s) that developed successful and lasting strategies for minimizing the impact of risk to the University.


Awarded to risk and safety professional(s) for achievements that exemplify campus or system-wide collaboration.

Annually, awards for innovation and collaboration will be presented in six program areas.

  • EH&S
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • General Liability/Auto
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wellness

To submit a nomination, please review the program guidelines and complete the nomination form. Nominations for fiscal year 2017-2018 are due no later than March 30, 2018. Awards will be presented at the Risk Summit.

Previous Winners