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Southern Oregon University

klein-small photoThe Provost &Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs oversees the faculty and curriculum of Southern Oregon University, as well as student-related matters. Academic programs from the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Education are supervised by the Provost in collaboration with the Associate Provost and the Faculty Senate.

Provost & Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs James M. Klein joined SOU in August, 2008. He is a Professor of Music, and was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A & M University-Commerce prior to his position at SOU. He has held teaching and administrative positions at California State University, Stanislaus and Valparaiso University.  He earned his D.M.A. in Instrumental Conducting from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.

James M. Klein

  • Provost & Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • Professor of Music
  • kleinj@sou.edu

Susan Walsh

  • Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Professor of Communication
  • walsh@sou.edu

Karen Stone

  • Associate Vice President for Curricular Management
  • Professor of Biology
  • stonek@sou.edu