UVU PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller

Director - GEAR UP Utah

Office: H2-004

Phone: 801-863-6000

Mailstop: 269

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Biography

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

Her professional interests include college-readiness 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.

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