Higher Education

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Can't take a sabbatical to tackle the tangle of risk and liability your institution faces? Risk Strategies cuts through the complexity, providing clear advice and tailored plans as smart as they are secure.

Helping Higher Education Clients

Campus disruptions are costly, both financially and academically. We help you recover quickly. Over 200 learning institutions trust us to protect their students, faculty, staff and property.

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  • Fire & Natural Catastrophe
  • Business Continuity
  • Cyber Risk
  • Property & Casualty

Campuses, administration, faculty and students—no two institutions are the same. Risk Strategies goes to school on your goals, focusing on the policy fine print to keep your campus community protected and thriving.

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  • General Liability/Excess Liability
  • Educators’ Legal Liability
  • Fiduciary Liability

Don’t leave health and wellness off of the curriculum. Make sure that a staff that takes the worry out of learning for students and their families and gives their all, is feeling their best. Get the right balance between coverage and affordability.

College and university campuses are incubators of innovation, creativity, discovery, and complex risks. Risk Strategies can create a blueprint for coverage to protect people, projects, property, unique artifacts and collections. Leaving you to focus on educational growth and advancement.

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  • Builders’ Risk Insurance
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Our Team Has:


College and university clients


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Dedicated Professionals


Years of experience

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John Cerasani

Leadership Profile

John Cerasani

Senior Vice President Managing Director, National Higher Education Practice

John Cerasani is a key member of Risk Strategies’ National Higher Education Practice. He founded and served as president of Northwest Comprehensive Inc., a specialized firm serving more than 75 higher-education clients—which Risk Strategies acquired in 2015. Before founding Northwest Comprehensive, John was area vice president in the Chicago benefits operation of a large brokerage firm. He is an active member of many associations and has spoken at and performed training at numerous regional and national conferences.