Dr. Jim Bies, Dean of Students

As the Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students, Jim Bies has broad responsibility for the administration of many departments that provide services and support to Augustana College students: Dean of Students Office, Residence Life, Student Activities, Career Center, Recreational Services, Health and Counseling Services, Volunteer Services, Adult Learner Services, Campus Learning Center for Children, Campus Safety, Dining Services, and the Augustana Bookstore. He is responsible for the hiring of staff in these departments, planning, budgeting, representing the division of Student Services and most importantly representing the concerns of the student body.

Dr. Jim Bies
Dean of Students Office
Edith Mortenson Center, #116
Augustana College
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197

Phone: 605.274.4124
Fax: 605.274.4901

Jim has been associated with Augustana College as the Dean of Students since 1986. He has been a college administrator in the student affairs field for more than thirty years while serving the following schools prior to Augustana: Luther College, Pacific Lutheran University, St. Olaf College and Rocky Mountain College.

Educational Background

B.A. Luther College
M.A. Pacific Lutheran University
Ed.D. University of South Dakota