Laura Dean

Executive Director of Alumni Engagement, STEM

Professional Biography

Laura Dean joined NSM in 2018 after working for 12 years at the law school. Prior to coming to DU, she served as director of reunions at Southern Methodist University. Laura’s primary roles include reengaging alumni with the university through volunteer opportunities, compelling events, and reconnection with favorite faculty. She also works closely with the offices of career and professional development and employer connections to identify meaningful ways to involve alumni at NSM, including mentoring or hiring students and serving on alumni panels.


Masters Degree, University of Denver, Leadership and Organization, Strategic Innovation and Change
BA, Journalism, Texas A&M University