To protect the financial, physical and human assets of the University from the adverse effects of loss and to assist the University with practices to maintain its exposure to risk at acceptable levels.

What We Do

The Risk Management is an Office within the Legal, Compliance & Risk Management Division. Centralized University services provided by the department include:

  • Questions or issues related to GVSU's property and liability insurance programs
  • Risk Identification
  • Insurance negotiations and purchase
  • Contract review
  • Certificates of Insurance
  • Claims administration
  • Risk management consultations
  • Loss control and loss prevention assessments
  • Facilities and site surveys
  • Questions related to practicum or internship agreements

Focus on Customer Service

Risk Management strives to provide financial protection and support services to our campus community, faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Our success depends on the cooperation from the total university community for identification of potential risks and prompt notification of claims for losses sustained.

Who We Are

Heather Taylor
Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management & Insurance Program
4068 JHZ (616)331-2067 email: 

Michael M. (Mick) Doxey
Assistant Vice President for Risk Management                
4068 JHZ (616)331-2067 email: 

Darla Bennett
Office Coordinator                                                                
4068 JHZ (616)331-2067 email: 


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