Vice President for Admissions and Marketing and Communications
Fredel Thomas, vice president for admissions and marketing and communications, joined the Dakota Wesleyan staff in 2012. Thomas began as the director for the Kelley Center for Entrepreneurship on campus, teaching entrepreneurial leadership courses and serving as a resource for regional businesses in South Dakota. She was named dean of admissions in 2015 and vice president of both admissions and marketing and communications in 2018. Thomas has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of South Dakota, a Project Management Professional certificate, and received a Master of Business Administration-Strategic Leadership degree from Dakota Wesleyan. She is married with four children.