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Lori Riley

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Lori Riley


  • Instructor/Assessment Director
    Curriculum and Instruction

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Bagley Hall 223
    (918) 444-3714

Additional Contact Methods

  • Alternate Phone: (918) 449-6581


Lori Riley is currently the Director of Assessment for the College of Education at Northeastern State University. Prior to the Assessment Director role, Ms. Riley served as an Academic Advisor for the NSU College of Education in Broken Arrow for six years. She graduated from Pittsburg State University with a bachelors and masters degree in English Literature, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Higher Education Leadership from Indiana State University.

Ms. Riley has over ten years experience working in higher education. She has taught undergraduate courses, assisted in data compilation for a Title IX review, served as a Compliance Assistant for an NCAA Division II Intercollegiate Athletics department, and has extensive experience across collegiate student services and advising. Ms. Rileys passion is to empower individuals and strengthen student development through supportive, strategic, and holistic practices.


  • MA, English Literature, Pittsburg State University, 2014
  • BA, English Literature, Pittsburg State University, Magna cum laude, 2012
Higher Education landscape
Transfer Students
First-Generation Students
Academic Advising and Coaching

Intellectual Content:

  • Lost in Transition: Supporting Transfer Students in a Post-Pandemic World (Journal Article, Professional Journal), Application, Published, September, 2021