Insurance and Risk Management

Mission Statement/ Welcome

The Insurance and Risk Management department at Mississippi State seeks to provide value to the University through loss mitigation and recovery, insurance coordination, as well as implementing a synchronized, systematic risk management program. Specifically, the department will perform:

  • Periodic reviews of campus procedures relating to loss mitigation
  • Manage all aspects of property, automobile, employee dishonesty, and public official bonding insurance programs, including claims management and premium allocations.
  • Examine opportunities to reduce the university‚Äôs risk exposure
  • Assist departments with identification and procurement of insurance coverages to meet unique needs not otherwise available through an existing university policy
  • Develop and maintain current schedules of insurance coverages reflecting all policies, premiums, insurers, limits, and renewal dates.
  • Seek ways to protect and preserve university resources and assets

Contact Information

Eric Wilder
Insurance, Risk Management Specialist
421 McArthur Hall
Phone: 662-325-6820
Email: ewilder@controller.msstate.edu