Miller, Laurie
Title:
Director - Gear Up Project
Office:
SP 003
Phone:
(801) 863-6000
Fax:
(801) 863-8639
Mail Code:
269
Last Updated: 10/22/14 -

     Laurie Miller is the Statewide Director for Utah's GEAR UP Educational Program. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is federally-funded program designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

     Before joining UVSC in 2006, Laurie was the Dean and Senior Vice-President at Northface University (now Neumont University) where she was responsible for the development and implementation of the academic mission of the university. Prior to this Laurie was a professor of instructional technology at Utah Valley University, Indiana University, and Brigham Young University where she loved teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

     Her professional interests include college-preparation strategies for underserved populations, collaborative and project-based instructional approaches, and online learning environments. She holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University and a B.S. in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University.