The Provost's Office oversees the faculty, curriculum, and some student support programs and services at Southern Oregon University.

Susan Walsh is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Southern Oregon University. She earned a PhD in Communication and Society from the University of Oregon. As a Professor of Communication, her teaching and research interests have focused on the social construction of race and gender within various forms of human and electronic communication. Dr. Walsh currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Southern Oregon Public Television (SOPTV) and Southern Oregon Regional Development, Inc. (SOREDI), and is a member of the Southern Oregon Success (SORS) Key Leaders Council.

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Susan Walsh, PhD

  • Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Professor of Communication





Jody Waters

Jody Waters, PhD

  • Associate Provost and Director of Graduate Studies
  • Associate Professor of Communication



 Karen Stone, PhDKaren Stone

  • Associate Vice President for Academic Resource Management
  • Professor of Biology


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Patrick Stubbins

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Lauren Millman

SOU Academic Affairs
Churchill Hall 112
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541-552-6114
Fax: 541-552-6115