Beth Riley

Beth Riley

Assistant Director
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
2024 Regional Conference Planner Cohort Coach

Beth Riley is the Assistant Director in the Ivanhoe International Center at the South Dakota Mines. Her two-person office handles everything international from international recruitment, admissions, retention, international partnerships, events, and education abroad. Her various roles on the NAFSA Region IV team including two-time state representative, two-time conference planner, Trainer Corps, and mentor for newcomers.

Beth earned a master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration from South Dakota State University with an emphasis in International Student Development along with a B.S. degree in Geography. She worked for 11 years as an ESL instructor in Japan and plays the Taiko drum.