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 been serving 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 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 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.