Viking Flex Working Groups

The Viking Flex Plan Working Groups have been formed to further identify, evaluate, and recommend options and models for how we can effectively and safely learn and live in community this fall.

Academics Working Group
Joni Krueger, Academics Working Group Co-Chair; Registrar & Associate Dean of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

Joel Johnson, Academics Working Group Co-Chair; Social Sciences Division Chair; Professor, Government & International Affairs

  • Paul Egland, Natural Sciences Division Chair; Professor, Biology
  • Madeleine Ellis, Director of Undergraduate Enrollment
  • Marcia Entwistle, Business Administration and Computer Science & Software Engineering Department Chair/Associate Professor, Business Administration and Computer Science & Software Engineering; Faculty Athletic Representative
  • Sharon Gray, Director of Instructional Technology
  • Alexis Fredin, Assistant Registrar & Transcription 
  • Jay Kahl, Assistant Vice Provost for Assessment & Academic Excellence
  • Kevin Klawonn, IT Server Administrator
  • Andrew Klose, Assistant Professor, Physical Chemistry
  • Julie Swanstrom, Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religion
  • Lindsay Twa, Art and Anthropology Department Chair; Professor, Art; Director of Eide/Dalrymple Gallery
  • Lynn White, Nursing Department Chair; Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • Cole Tessendorf, Augustana Student Association Representative
  • Courtney Chrystal, Augustana Student Association Representative

Operations Working Group

Rick Tupper, Operations Working Group Co-Chair; Associate Vice President of Safety & Logistics

Andrea Miller, Operations Working Group Co-Chair; Director of Facility Services

  • Mark Blackburn, Dean of Students
  • Beth Elam, Assistant Dean of Students & Title IX Coordinator
  • Joel Gackle, Senior Director of Alumni Engagement
  • Jennifer Meiners, Director of Event Services
  • Amy Meyers, Employee Health Educator
  • Josh Morton, Director of Athletics
  • David Primus, Associate Athletic Director, Marketing & Communications
  • Ann Rosendale, Campus Pastor
  • Billie Struefert, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success & Engagement
  • Cheryl Swanson, Technology Services Coordinator
  • Hannah DeWild, Augustana Student Association Representative
  • Hunter Lipinksi, Augustana Student Association Representative

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