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Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is a resource for the student body and the campus community by providing leadership for a wide variety of services and programs. This office is committed to promoting students' academic and personal success by encouraging enlightened citizenship through respect for student rights and responsibilities, respect and tolerance for differences, active involvement in campus activities, and the development of healthy lifestyles.

Dean of Students Office
Edith Mortenson Center #116
605.274.4124

sservice@augie.edu

Dean of Students Office

Dr. Jim Bies

 
Vice President for Student Services &
Dean of Students
605.274.4124
 
Jim has served Augustana as the Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students since 1986. He has been a college administrator in the student affairs field for more than thirty five years. Educational background: B.A., Luther College; M.A., Pacific Lutheran University; Ed.D., University of South Dakota.
 

 
Mark Blackburn
Assistant Dean of Students &
Director of Multicultural Programs
mark.blackburn@augie.edu
605.274.4313
 
 
Mark has been at Augustana since 2005 and joined the Dean of Students Office staff in 2008. Mark earned his Master's Degree from Augustana College and completed a B. A. from the University of South Dakota.
 

Beth Torkelson

 
Beth Torkelson
Assistant Dean of Students
beth.torkelson@augie.edu
605.274.4124
 

 
Beth came to Augustana in 2009 as an administrator with the residence life program. She was appointed as an assistant dean in 2011. Beth has earned degrees from South Dakota State University (M.S. in counseling) and a B.A. from the University of Sioux Falls. 
 
 
Sandy Pohlmann
Secretary
sandy.pohlmann@augie.edu
605.274.4124
 
 

Notice of Nondiscrimination:  Augustana  College is committed to providing equal access to and participation in employment opportunities and in programs and services, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age or disability. The College complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and other applicable laws providing for nondiscrimination against all individuals. The College will provide reasonable accommodations for known disabilities to the extent required by law.

Student inquiries or concerns may be directed to the Vice President for Student Services at 605.274.4124, or email sservice@augie.edu. Other inquiries or concerns may be directed to the Vice President for Human Resources at 605.274.4110, or email humanresources@augie.edu.