Laura Weaver, Director of Professional Development and Engaged Learning

Laura Weaver joined Indiana Campus Compact in January 2016 and is the  Director of Professional Development and Engaged Learning. In this role she provides trainings and technical assistance to partner campuses, oversees student development programming including the student track for the annual Service Engagement Summit, and directly manages the Faculty Fellows Learning Community, Student Social Entrepreneur Microloan Program and the Engaged Campus Grant initiative.

Laura joins ICC after 7 years with Center for Service Learning & Leadership at Purdue University North Central in Indiana.  In her previous position at Purdue North Central, she managed the institutionalization of community engagement practices across campus. Laura assisted faculty with their teaching and research activities involving reciprocal community-campus partnerships and supported students in implementing an array of engagement activities. Currently she is a Research Fellow for the Campus Compact Project on the Community Engagement Professional and serves on the board of directors for Junior Achievement serving La Porte County.

Prior to her work in higher education, Laura worked for a national non-profit organization partnering with college students to build awareness and support for healthcare initiatives. She received her M.S.Ed. from Northern Illinois University and a B.S. from Bradley University.

Laura’s knowledge and background in service engagement and higher education and has made her a natural fit for the ICC team.