Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs at AU

As the center for academic programs at Augustana University, the Office of Academic Affairs provides a wide array of services and information, including:

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Meet the Provost

The Augustana University Office of Academic Affairs is led by Provost & Executive Vice President Dr. Colin Irvine. Irvine joined Augustana in 2018 from Carroll College in Helena, Montana, where he served as senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college. Prior to joining Carroll, he spent 12 years at Augsburg College (now University) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he served in various roles associated with the Office for Undergraduate Research, Honors Program, Center for Teaching and Learning and Office of Admissions. He also taught courses in composition, education, literature and environmental studies. He is the recipient of two Fulbright Awards and has also taught and studied internationally. In 2012, he received the Augsburg College Excellence in Teaching Award. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Carroll College, master’s degree in American studies from the University of Notre Dame and Ph.D. in English from Marquette University. While at Marquette, he was awarded the Arthur J. Schmitt Memorial Fellowship, as well as the John D. McCabe Excellence in Teaching Award.

EVP & Provost Dr. Colin Irvine

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Institutional Assessment and Research

Institutional Review Board





  • Office of Academic Affairs | 605.274.5417 | Fax: 605.274.4450

         Augustana University
         Administration Building (Second Floor)
         2001 S. Summit Avenue
         Sioux Falls, SD 57197


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Augustana University is extremely proud to announce the graduating Class of 2023. View the full list of graduates.

Augustana University is proud to announce that Dr. Joel Johnson has been named interim provost by President Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, and will begin serving in his new role in June of 2023.

A newly published report by Augustana University shows that 99% of 2022 graduates achieved a positive career outcome.