Laura Lagreid, M.S.Ed., M.B.A.

Title: Academic Advisor (last names H-P)
Department: Central Advising Office
Office Location: EB 138
Office Phone: 815-753-8071


  • M.B.A., DeVry University
  • M.S.Ed., Higher Education, University of St. Francis
  • B.G.S., Gonzaga University

Work Experience

  • Student Support Advisor II, DeVry University (2017-2019)
  • Assistant Director of Campus Ministry, University of St. Francis (2013-2017)
  • Campus Minister, Queen of Peace High School (2012-2013)
  • Campus Minister, Mother McAuley High School (2011-2012)
  • Director of Campus Ministry, Joliet Catholic Academy (2005-2011)

Institutional and Professional Service

  • NIU LGBT Ally and Trans Ally
  • Undocumented Community Ally
  • Innovation Student Team Leader, NIU
  • Diversity Council, University of St. Francis
  • Sustainability Committee, University of St. Francis
  • Liaison for "It’s On Us" student group, University of St. Francis
  • Liaison for "Tunnel of Oppression" event, University of St. Francis

Leadership and Service

  • Director of Sustainability Initiatives, University of St. Francis
  • Director of Summer Academy Freshman Experience, University of St. Francis  

Academic Advising Interests

  • Developmental advising
  • Appreciative advising
  • First-generation Students
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

Laura Lagreid