Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) frees up the flow of information within an organization to help leaders anticipate and prepare for strategic, “big picture” risks. The author discusses the strengths of ERM compared with other forms of risk management, the types of organizations that ERM can (and cannot) benefit, and the basic steps for implementing ERM.
The President of the Association of American Universities argues that aggressive action is needed by many sectors of society—state and federal governments, the private sector, and universities themselves—to ensure the long-term financial resilience of our public institutions of higher learning.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides collaborative partnerships and information-sharing resources to improve the cybersecurity posture of state, local, tribal, and territorial governments.
The authors discuss several recent K-12 education funding policy initiatives in Virginia that seek to ensure that underperforming schools will have the resources necessary to provide a high-quality public education to elementary and secondary school students.
This article provides an overview of K-12 education funding policy in Virginia, including the Standards of Quality established by the Board of Education to support a high-quality public education and the Composite Index used for assessing the state and local share of education funding for school districts.
The author discusses two workforce development projects conducted by the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development that suggest a critical need for more robust analytical approaches in order to better understand and respond to regional economic transitions in Virginia.
Prepared in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects, the Virginia Accord seeks to set forth a common commitment for the next century that encourages an environmentally sustainable built environment for the public good of Virginia citizens.