The Risk Management section is responsible for administering Sections 16.865 and 20.865 and 895.46 and 893.82 of the State of Wisconsin Statutes. This includes establishing policies to ensure the preservation of System assets by the minimization of loss at all institutions. The Risk Manager assists institutions in the development and maintenance of appropriate contract language. This position administers the self-funded insurance program for the University of Wisconsin System. This includes program coverage analysis, claims investigation and settlement, premium allocation and loss control.

University of Wisconsin System Risk Manager
Tom Joestgen
(608) 890-4792 (office)

Compliance and Risk Management

Forms and other

STARS Data Field Definitions - Property and Liability Standard Reports pdf

Electronic Signatures-- pdf

UW System Risk Management Contacts

Integrity Hotline – Reporting Misconduct, Illegal Activity, Fraud & Abuse

If you have a concern about misconduct, abuse, fraud, illegal activity, violations of university policy, or if you fear retaliation for speaking out, the University of Wisconsin System provides a simple and anonymous way to file a report.  Simply go online or dial 855-827-4950. Go