Retirement Spotlight: Jim Bies

Jim Bies Retires After 33 Years

Meet Jim Bies, retiring vice president of Student Affairs and former dean of students. He says it was fate that brought him to Augustana 33 years ago. Read why.

Retirement Spotlight: Brad Heegel

Meet Brad Heegel, director of Performing and Visual Arts Development. Not only is he an alum ('76), but he's dedicated most of his entire professional career to Augustana University. Read more about his decades here and what he's going to miss most.

Faculty Retirement Spotlight: Dr. Susan Schrader

Learn more about why Dr. Susan Schrader, retiring chair of social sciences, chose Augustana as her professional home, what her favorite memories of Augie are, and what she's going to do in retirement.