Dr. Kelly Dries
Assistant Provost, Professional Development & Engaged Learning
Executive Director, Office of Career & Professional Development
Ph.D. Educational Leadership & Policy | 2019
University of Utah
M.A. Professional Studies: Student Affairs | 2012
B.S. Secondary Education, English Teaching | 2008
B.A. English, Literature | 2007 East Stroudsburg University
Assistant Director, Employer & Alumni Connections
M.A. in Education; Higher Education emphasis | 2018; University of Redlands
B.A. in Psychology; Minor in HR Management | 2015; CSU, San Bernardino
To create a university culture that inspires career mindfulness and opportunity from the day of admission to the day of retirement.
Create a thriving career ecosystem on campus.
Growth | We are regularly working toward increasing our reach to ensure all students and alumni have access to reliable career and professional development resources.
Quality |We aim to ensure that our exceptional quality in services and content increase in tandem with our growth.
Collaboration | Relationships are at the center of success and we regularly strive to partner with other driven faculty, staff, students, and employers.
Equity | All persons, regardless of their identity and background, should have equitable access to all of our services and should see themselves within our partners.
Empathy | Without a deep, unrelenting search to understand the experiences of the people we serve, we will never achieve our purpose.
Offer quality service and delivery of career education to all students.
Enable the Redlands community to tell our story regarding the value of careers.
Embed professional development into the University of Redlands institution.
Increase opportunities for students to connect with alumni and employers.