A. California State University, Fullerton recognizes
the need for an effective and comprehensive Risk Management
Program ("Program") to address unanticipated
and unintended losses to its personnel, financial resources
and property. The University will manage these risks
without unnecessarily limiting activities that advance
its Mission & Goals through the effective management
of the Program promulgated under the auspices of this
B. The Program will provide:
1. Training, tools and materials to faculty, staff
and administrators to enable them to regularly and formally
identify and analyze loss potential; examine alternative
risk management techniques; select and implement appropriate
management technique(s); and monitor and document the
results of selected risk management efforts.
2. Advice and consultation to faculty, staff and administrators
regarding how best to identify and manage loss potential.
When necessary, the Director of University Risk Management
will consult with University Counsel, the Director of
Internal Audit and/or the CSU System Risk Manager to
review alternatives on responding to a loss exposure.
3. Monitoring of the results of campus-wide risk management
practices to identify priorities for further training
and education. These monitoring efforts will lead to
the production of an annual report for the President
reviewing the previous year's risk management activities,
issues, losses, costs, trends and major initiatives,
and any recommended amendments to this Directive.
4. An annual campus-wide risk assessment.
C. The Program will undergo annual review and revision,
and be distributed as appropriate and necessary to comply
with this Directive and the University's risk loss experience.
A copy of the Program is available through the Risk
The authority to enact this Directive and the Program
is granted by California State University Executive
Orders 715 and 849. The President hereby assigns overall
management for the Program to the Vice President for
This Directive applies to all University programs and
activities wherever they occur, whether on or off-campus.
Campus auxiliary organizations are responsible for applying
risk management practices to their respective programs
A. Loss. A reduction or elimination of value; an unfavorable
deviation from expectations. For example, damage to
a University building or property; injury or death to
an employee; costs associated with defending a lawsuit;
or diminished goodwill or standing.
B. Risk. A condition in which a loss or losses are
A. The Vice President for Administration will ensure
that this Directive and the Program are implemented
and regularly communicated to faculty, staff and administrators,
and that changes to the Program are implemented in accordance
with this Directive.
B. The Director of University Risk Management is responsible
for coordinating campus risk management assessment programs
and activities, and developing and delivering training
and assessment methodologies to assist faculty, staff
and administrators to effectively implement this Directive
and the Program.
C. A University Risk Management Committee will assist
in the identification and analysis of campus-wide losses,
and provide counsel and recommendations regarding (a)
the development of training and education strategies
and (b) guidelines and procedures that enable faculty,
staff and administrators to more effectively manage
the risks associated with University programs and activities.
D. Faculty, staff and administrators are responsible
for managing the risks associated with the programs
and activities within their organizational authority
or responsibility, complying with this Directive and
the Program, and reporting conditions that may represent
an unreasonable risk of loss or injury.
The contact for questions concerning this Directive
and the Program is the Director of University Risk Management.
Reviewed and Approved By President Gordon: April 1,