Assistant Vice Provost, Interdisciplinary Studies and Bass Connections
Laura works collaboratively across the university to manage program design, implementation and financing for interdisciplinary programs and Bass Connections. Laura was previously the director of finance and development at the James B. Hunt Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy and, prior to that, was a senior program manager at the Partnership for Public Service, where she designed and managed leadership development and cultural change initiatives for federal agencies. Laura has a B.A. in public policy analysis and political science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and an M.B.A. from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.