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Grieve, Card named to new positions at USD

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University South Dakota announced today that Kimberly A. Grieve has been named vice president of Student Services and Michael Card will serve as associate provost for Distance & Continuing Education and the dean of the Graduate School.

Grieve came to USD in July 2012 where she has served as Dean of Students. Previously, she served as assistant vice president, dean of students and retention at Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio. Prior to Lourdes University, Grieve was an English instructor at Monroe County Community College and presented developmental learning materials workshops and seminars for directors, supervisors, teachers and parents. Grieve received a Ph.D. in leadership in higher education and master’s degree in education from the University of Toledo and a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Michigan State University. A photo of Grieve is available for download at

Card joined the USD School of Business in 1992 where he specialized in the study of strategic management, leadership and organizational change. In 2002, he moved across campus to the Department of Political Science, where he taught public management to government and non-profit leaders as well as courses in South Dakota government and politics. Card earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management from The Ohio State University; and his master’s degree (Public Administration) and bachelor’s degree from USD. A photo of Card is available for download at


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 78 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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Hanna DeLange
USD News