Academy News

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (September 02, 2016)

Check out the latest issue of Contingencies. The cover story, “In the Red Zone,” discusses concussions in the NFL and other sports and their long-lingering aftermath. Other features investigate when pension plan solvency is important, and how plan sponsors can adjust over time to maintain sustainability; a look at the nascent field of cryonics; and a possible partnership between the actuarial and earth sciences to aid in offshore oil drilling. (September 01, 2016)

The August issue of Actuarial Update includes the Academy’s presentations at the NAIC Summer Meeting in San Diego; a new long-term care credibility monograph and proposed cancer claim cost valuation tables; a “Professionalism Counts” column on ASOP No. 1 and professionalism; and the continuing education credit opportunities in the Academy’s Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum. (August 31, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (August 26, 2016)

Members can vote for four regular directors starting on Friday, Aug. 26. On Friday, please check for an email from Intelliscan (electionadmin@intelliscaninc.net), the Academy's election vendor, for your online ballot. For those without email addresses, you will receive your ballot by regular mail. If you need help with or have questions about your ballot, send an email to Keith Weir (kwier@intelliscaninc.com). For other questions please contact Claire Mickelson, Academy senior policy analyst (mickelson@actuary.org). (August 26, 2016)

The Academy released New Risk Regulators and Regulations, an Essential Elements report that highlights many of the new state, federal, and international regulators and oversight efforts that have emerged in the wake of the 2008-09 global recession. The Essential Elements series is designed to make actuarial analyses of public policy issues clearer to general audiences. (August 25, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (August 19, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (August 12, 2016)

With over 19,000 members, the Academy appreciates the active participation of over 1,000 volunteers from every practice area who lend their skill, knowledge, and experience to the Academy’s work on public policy and professionalism issues. Members have been invited to complete the Academy’s annual Volunteer Survey via individual email. The survey is also available on the members-only section of the Academy website until Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (August 10, 2016)

The August issue of HealthCheck covers Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello’s participation in a panel discussion on 2017 premium cost drivers; the Academy’s testimony to a congressional health insurance hearing; and several new health-issue election guides; and includes reminders on the Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum and the Life and Health Qualifications Seminar. (August 10, 2016)

Letter to members regarding the joint Academy/Society of Actuaries Pension Finance Task Force. (August 09, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (August 05, 2016)

The July issue of Actuarial Update covers the new speakers added for the Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum; Academy President Tom Wildsmith’s column, which looks at the importance of continuing education; Actuarial Standards Board Chairperson Maryellen Coggins’ ‘Professionalism Counts’ looks at the origins of ASOP No. 1; and the Academy’s annual volunteer survey will be coming in August. (July 29, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (July 29, 2016)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week’s worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (July 22, 2016)