Laura Pedrick

Executive Director, UWM Online
Academic Affairs

Laura oversees UWM's online and blended programs. She co-chairs the Online Program Council, facilitates new program development, partners with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning staff to promote high-quality online learning experiences, and works with University Communications and Media Relations and Undergraduate Admissions and the Graduate School on marketing and student recruitment for this growing segment of UWM’s student population (see She also serves as the point person for regulatory compliance, data requests, and grant proposals concerning online and blended instruction at UWM. Laura is the campus lead for UWM’s participation in the UW Flex Option, which offers 7 competency-based online programs. She facilitates the yearly Educational Technology Fee Allocation process and sits on the Executive Committee for the Chancellor’s Enrollment Management Action Team (CEMAT).