Norm Bedford has been the director of financial aid and scholarships at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) since 2007. He began his financial aid career in 1989. Prior to joining UNLV, he worked within the financial aid profession for Bowling Green State University, Eastern Illinois University, and Ohio State University.
Long active in state and federal financial aid organizations, Bedford was appointed by the president pro tempore of the U.S. Senate to serve on the Federal Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, an independent committee created by Congress to advise on higher education and student aid policy. Bedford also conducts numerous training sessions on a variety of financial aid topics and has served twice as a National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators trainer for the federal work-study community service program, consortium agreements, and professional judgment.
- M.Ed., Guidance and Counseling, Eastern Illinois University
- B.S., Family Resource Management, Ohio State University