Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is a resource for students and all other members of the campus community. Personnel in this office are committed to promote enlightened citizenship, respect for human community and the development of healthy lifestyles.

Dean of Students Office

Edith Mortenson Center, #16
605.274.4124

sservice@augie.edu

Dean of Students Office

Dr. Jim Bies

Jim Bies
Vice President for Student Affairs &
Dean of Students
jim.bies@augie.edu
605.274.4124
Jim has served Augustana as its Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students since 1986. 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 Diversity & Inclusion
mark.blackburn@augie.edu
605.274.4313
Mark came Augustana in 2005 and joined the Dean of Students Office staff in 2008. He earned his Master's Degree from Augustana College and completed his B.A. from the University of South Dakota.
 

Beth Torkelson

Beth Torkelson
Assistant Dean of Students
beth.torkelson@augie.edu
605.274.4124
 
Beth has been an administrator in the Student Affairs Division at Augustana since 2009. 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 PohlmannSandy Pohlmann
Assistant
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 Dean of Students Office at 605.274.4124, or email sservice@augie.edu. Other inquiries or concerns may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 605.274.4110, or email humanresources@augie.edu.