Insurance and Risk Management Institute (IRMI)



The mission of the Insurance & Risk Management Institute (IRMI) at Bowling Green State University is to build collaborative relationships with the insurance corporations, insurance professionals, and trade associations to promote excellence in insurance education, practice and research.  Through collaborative partnerships with the insurance industry, IRMI aims to establish, cultivate and steward educational and professional networks that will provide the industry access to our talented and well-trained insurance students.


  • Regular member: $5,000 annual membership fee

(Note: $1,000 per year of the annual membership fee of $5,000 after the first year will be used for named scholarships.)


Member Contributions Will Help:

  • Build awareness of career opportunities in the Ohio insurance industry among students.
  • Ensure the availability of a highly trained workforce to meet growing insurance industry needs.
  • Support an Insurance Specialization and a Minor in Insurance Programs at BGSU.
  • Fund students’ scholarships and awards
  • Support IRMI’s events and activities

IRMI’s Planned Events and Activities

  • Two IRMI dinner meetings per year
  • Insurance industry panel discussions
  • Insurance Speaker Series
  • Annual Insurance Case Competition
  • Coordinating insurance internships
  • Coordinating guest speakers in insurance classes
  • Awarding insurance scholarships
  • Advising insurance student club

Member Benefits

  • Access to top Insurance Program talent
  • Networking at two IRMI dinner meetings per year
  • Named insurance scholarship
  • Member is verbally recognized at all IRMI events
  • Prominent name and logo placement on all IRMI event materials (i.e., invitation and program)
  • Prominent logo placement on the College and Department websites
  • Prominent logo placement on the Annual Department Newsletter
  • Opportunities for additional networking with students including guest speaking
  • Applied projects with IRMI classes
  • Participation in mock interviews and panel discussions
  • Waived fees for attendance at two on-campus career fairs
  • Access to Business Career Accelerator Recruiting Center, offering private on-campus interview rooms, reception, and employer lounge in the BA Building and other benefits at the Diamond-level corporate sponsorship for the BCA.
  • Serving in an advisory capacity for the BGSU Insurance Programs

Other Naming and Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Naming rights for all Insurance Programs
  • Naming rights for the Insurance & Risk Management Institute at BGSU
  • Annual Insurance Case Competition
  • Endowed Chair in Insurance
  • Endowed Professorship in Insurance
  • Non-endowed/Annual Named Professorship in Insurance
  • Named Endowed Scholarship
  • Endowed or Non-endowed/Annual Named Insurance Lecture Series

IRMI Brochure

Updated: 12/21/2022 10:41AM