Derek Lien

Derek Lien

Derek Lien

Admissions Counselor


Department: Admissions
Location: Rollins Campus Center | Main Floor

Year Started at DWU: 2015

Strengths: Futuristic | Woo | Arranger | Communication | Responsibility

Education History: Northern State University (B.A. in Sports Marketing and Administration), Dakota Wesleyan University (M.A. in Educational Policy and Administration)

Hobbies: Watching sports (especially the Texas Rangers and Minnesota Vikings), listening to music, golfing, softball, baseball, and spending time with friends and family.

Family: Born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD. Family still resides there. 

What do I love most about DWU?: The people I get to work with are amazing, and I couldn't be happier to be a part of this team. The community support is unmatched across the region, and seeing people "Bleed Blue" at home and on the road is an amazing sight. Most importantly, I love getting to know the students because each of them have their own unique story and interests.