Derek Driedger

Interim Provost at Dakota Wesleyan University

Derek Driedger, currently serving as Provost at Dakota Wesleyan University, has a wealth of experience in education and leadership. With a background in English literature and composition, Derek has held various roles such as Associate Provost, Dean of Adult and Professional Studies, and Department Chair. Derek's responsibilities have included managing online programs, developing courses, and mentoring students. With a Ph.D. in American Literature and a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, Derek brings a unique perspective to their role at the university.


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  • Interim Provost

    June, 2023 - present

  • Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning