Dr. Jim Bies, Dean of Students
As the Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean for Students, Jim provides overall leadership and direction to Augustana’s student affairs division, a comprehensive set of departments dedicated to providing rich student-centered programming that supports, challenges and advocates on behalf of our students. These departments include: Dean of Students Office, Campus Safety (security), Center for Campus Life (housing, residential education, student activities, volunteer services), Dining Services, Counseling Services, Health Services, Diversity & Inclusion Programs, Recreational Services, Bookstore, and Campus Learning Center for Children (childcare).
Dr. Jim Bies
Dean of Students Office
Edith Mortenson Center, #116
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197
Jim has been associated with Augustana as its vice president and dean of students since 1986. He has been a college administrator in the student affairs field for forty years. Prior to Augustana, he has served at Luther College, Pacific Lutheran University, St. Olaf College and Rocky Mountain College.