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

Dr. Susan Walsh is Provost & Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. She is a Professor of Communication, and has served as Associate Provost and Director of Graduate Studies, Chair of the Department of Communication, and President of the Association of Professors at Southern Oregon University.  Dr. Walsh received her Ph.D. in Communication and Society from the University of Oregon.


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Susan Walsh, PhD

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



 Jody WatersJody Waters, PhD

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



Karen StoneKaren Stone, PhD

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



Deborah LovernDeborah Lovern




Mary Ann GardnerMary Ann Gardner




Patrick Stubbins

Patrick Stubbins




Joanna Steinman

Joanna Steinman                                    

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