GSOE welcomes new director of development

UC Riverside Graduate School of Education welcomes Kelly Kraus-Lee as its new director of development. In this role, Kelly will be working closely with the dean and the faculty of GSOE to advance the fundraising objectives and priorities of the school. 

“I am excited to join the UCR team as the Graduate School of Education’s director of development, and eager to bolster GSOE’s work in developing tomorrow’s education leaders. I am looking forward to meeting all of GSOE’s wonderful partners,” she said. 

Kelly joins UC Riverside from UC Irvine, where she was the associate director of corporate and foundation relations. During her tenure, she successfully managed key foundation and corporate relationships. Prior to UCI, Kelly worked with Spark, a national mentoring and education program, as grants and senior grants coordinator. Kelly holds a B.A. in religious studies from Chapman University and M.A. in ethics and social theory from Graduate Theological Union. 

In her free time, Kelly can be found exploring local parks with her wife and dog, on her yoga mat, or at the library picking up a new book.  Contact Kelly.

Kelly Kraus-Lee