Laurie Woodward is the director of the Erb Memorial Union, and has served in that role for six years. She has overall responsible for the facilities, administration and finances, and the programs and services offered through the student union. Laurie holds a master’s degree from Western Illinois University, and a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida. Her dissertation and research interests include; the social contract between higher education and society and leadership development for college students. Laurie’s previous teaching experience includes courses in Higher Education Administration, Public Finance and Leadership Development. Oh.. and she really loves working with students!!