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UI's Vaughan inducted into Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Emmett J. Vaughan, a University of Iowa business professor
and administrator who is internationally known for his work on risk management,
has been inducted as one of 10 charter members into the Iowa Insurance Hall
Vaughan, Partington Professor of Insurance at the UI College of Business
Administration and dean of the UI Division of Continuing Education, was formally
inducted at a ceremony Thursday, April 24 in Des Moines.
The selection recognizes Vaughan's contributions to helping make Iowa one
of the leading insurance centers in the world.
Information about Vaughan and the nine other inductees will also be included
in a new multimedia exhibit showcasing the insurance industry. The exhibit
was scheduled to open April 24 at the Iowa Historical Building, 600 E. Locust
St., in Des Moines.
Vaughan is the author of more than 15 books, including "Fundamentals
of Risk and Insurance," one of the most widely used college textbooks
on insurance in the country, as well as more than 200 scholarly articles on
insurance, risk management and insurance agency management. His most recent
book is "Risk Management: The Art and the Science" (1997).
An internationally known expert, Vaughan is frequently asked to lecture on
insurance and risk management issues in the United States and abroad. He is
one of only two Americans inducted into the Japanese Risk Management Society.
Joining the UI business faculty in 1963, Vaughan has served as director of
the UI Institute for Insurance Education and Research and also has served
as associate dean and as interim dean of the College of Business Administration.
He was named dean of the Division of Continuing Education in 1985.
Vaughan holds a doctorate in economics and insurance from the University