Patricia Peterson serves the Nebraska Athletic Department as assistant director of compliance for legislation and recruiting. She joined the NU staff as a compliance assistant in the fall of 2006.
Peterson helps ensure that all 24 of Nebraska's varsity sports adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and the Big Ten Conference.
A native of Omaha and a graduate of Burke High School, Peterson earned her bachelor's degree with highest distinction in marketing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2003. Peterson was a member of the Nebraska Honors Program and Golden Key International Honor Society, along with the Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honorary Society. She continued her education by earning her juris doctorate from the Nebraska College of Law in 2006.