Kelly DeShane


Director of Enrollment Management; The Major, BioScience, Engineering, and VPP Admissions Liaison



Family and Pets

Wife Lynnette, art teacher. Daughter Amanda ’18, freshman at Loyola University in Chicago.  Daughter Nikki, graduate student at NYU.

Favorite Place on Campus

Memorial Garden

Favorite thing to do in Faribault

River Bend Nature Center, Crack of Dawn Bakery and Caribou Coffee. 

Favorite Book

Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

Band of Brothers by Stephan Ambrose

Inspired By

Dr. Travis Bradberry, Coauthor EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 2.0

Sir Ken Robinson, British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies.

Leonard Sax, American psychologist and a practicing family physician. He is best known as the author of three books for parents: Boys Adrift, Girls on the Edge, and Why Gender Matters.


Reading, hiking, travel and music.

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