Merri Beth Lavagnino

Enterprise Risk Management IUPUI

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Areas of Expertise

Enterprise risk management, information privacy, information security, compliance, policy, audit, strategic planning, governance, risk assessment, higher education, libraries, information technology, emerging risks, bow-tie analysis, bias in decision-making, facilitation, leadership, legacy, encore career, nonprofit management, emergency management.

Expert Bio

Merri Beth Lavagnino, chief risk officer for Indiana University, has over 30 years of experience working in higher education in medium and large universities, both public and private, and a regional consortium. She has worked in a variety of roles including as a student, support staff, faculty and administrator; and in disciplines including libraries, information technology, learning technology, security, policy, privacy, compliance and risk. In her current role as chief risk officer for IU, she oversees the Enterprise Risk Management program.

Lavagnino is a certified compliance and ethics professional and a certified information privacy professional, and she is trained in the Department of Homeland Security's Incident Command System.

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Updated on: July 3, 2018