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Jonathan Holloway

Jonathan Holloway

Provost

2-143 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-5117
Fax: 847-467-1630
nu-provost@northwestern.edu
Jonathan Holloway became Provost of Northwestern University on August 1, 2017.  Prior to joining Northwestern, he was the Dean of Yale College and Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies at Yale University. Full bio.
Lara Beise

Lara Beise

Executive Assistant to the Provost

2-143 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-5117
Fax: 847-467-1630
lara.beise@northwestern.edu 
Lara Beise is the Executive Assistant to the Provost of Northwestern University. She came to Northwestern in August 2017 from Yale University, where she was the Executive Assistant to the Dean and Deputy Dean of Yale College. Full bio.
Lindsay Chase-Lansdale

Lindsay Chase-Lansdale

Vice Provost for Academics

1-110 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-8543
Fax: 847 491-4434
assoc-prov-faculty@northwestern.edu 
Lindsay Chase-Lansdale was appointed Vice Provost for Academics on December 1, 2017. Full bio.
Jake Julia

Jake Julia

Vice Provost for Administration and Chief of Staff

1800 Sherman, Suite 100, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-2912
jjulia@northwestern.edu
Jake Julia was appointed Vice Provost for Administration and Chief of Staff on December 1, 2017. Full bio.
Sean Reynolds

Sean Reynolds

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

1800 Sherman Avenue #206, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-6500
sean.reynolds@northwestern.edu


Sean provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the University. Full bio.
Jay Walsh

Jay Walsh

Vice President for Research

 2-509 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-3485
jwalsh@northwestern.edu
 Joseph (Jay) Walsh has been the Vice President for Research at Northwestern since 2007. Full bio.
Jabbar R. Bennett

Jabbar R. Bennett

Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer

1-220 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-3488
jabbar.bennett@northwestern.edu
As the University’s chief diversity officer, Dr. Bennett is responsible for leading and coordinating efforts to create a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all Northwestern community members. Full bio.
Ronald R. Braeutigam

Ronald R. Braeutigam

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

1-114 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-7040
Fax: 847 491-4434
assoc-prov-undergrad@northwestern.edu
Ronald R. Braeutigam is the Kapnick Professor of Business Institutions in the Department of Economics. Full bio.
Andrea Conklin Bueschel

Andrea Conklin Bueschel

Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy

1800 Sherman, 1-107, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-6699
bueschel@northwestern.edu

As Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy, Andrea is responsible for overseeing a wide range of academic and administrative areas including policy coordination, accreditation, senior searches, and analytic projects for the Office of the Provost. Full bio.
Marcia Isaacson

Marcia Isaacson

Associate Vice President of Compliance

1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 1250, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-6171
marcia.isaacson@northwestern.edu
Marcia Isaacson joined Northwestern on September 1, 2015 as the University's first Associate Vice President for Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer. Full bio.
Marianna Kepka

Marianna Kepka

Associate Vice President for Change Management

1800 Sherman, Suite 2-206, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-8548
Fax: 847 467-6500
m-kepka@northwestern.edu
Marianna Kepka joined the Office of the Provost in August 2008 after working for a higher education consulting company. Full bio.
Alicia Löffler

Alicia Löffler

Associate Provost for Innovation and New Ventures

1800 Sherman, Suite 504, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-2097
Alicia Löffler was named Associate Provost for Innovation and New Ventures in April, 2014, while still retaining her position as Associate Vice President of Research. Full bio.
Michael Mills

Michael Mills

Associate Provost for University Enrollment

1801 Hinman #319, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-4477
michael-mills@northwestern.edu
Michael Mills has been Associate Provost for University Enrollment at Northwestern University since July 2005. Full bio.
Jean E. Shedd

Jean E. Shedd

Associate Provost for Budget, Facilities, and Analysis

2-147 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-8546
j-shedd@northwestern.edu
Jean E. Shedd was appointed Associate Provost for Budget, Facilities and Analysis in January 1999. Full bio.
Sarah Wake

Sarah Wake

Interim Associate Vice President for Equity

2-262 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-0976
sarah.wake@northwestern.edu

Sarah K. Wake joined Northwestern University's Office of General Counsel in 2017 and is currently Associate General Counsel and Interim Associate Vice President for Equity. Full bio.
Teresa K. Woodruff

Teresa K. Woodruff

Associate Provost for Graduate Education

The Graduate School, 1-539, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-8502
tgsdean@northwestern.edu

Teresa K. Woodruff was appointed as the Associate Provost for Graduate Education in September 2017. Teresa previously served as the Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Full bio.
Celina Flowers

Celina Flowers

Assistant Provost for Faculty

1-223 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-7041
c-flowers@northwestern.edu
Celina Flowers joined the Office of the Provost in December 2008. Full bio.
Bennett Goldberg

Bennett Goldberg

Assistant Provost for Learning and Teaching

Bennett Goldberg joined the Office of the Provost in the summer of 2016. Bennett currently serves as the Director of the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, Assistant Provost for Learning and Teaching, and Professor of Physics and Astronomy. Full bio.
Laura Koepele-Tenges

Laura Koepele-Tenges

Assistant Provost for Budget, Facilities, and Analysis

1-210 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-7042
Fax: 847 467-1630
lkt@northwestern.edu
Laura Koepele-Tenges joined the Office of the Provost in 2007. Full bio.
Nsombi B. Ricketts

Nsombi B. Ricketts

Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

1-211 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 491-5995
nsombi.ricketts@northwestern.edu
Nsombi joined the Office of the Provost in April 2017. Nsombi previously served as the inaugural Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at The Graduate School (TGS) at Northwestern University. Full bio.
Lorne Paul Boutte

Lorne Paul Boutte

Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Education

1-112 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-5884
lorne.boutte@northwestern.edu
Lorne is the Program Coordinator for Undergraduate Education. Lorne joined the Office of the Provost in March 2018. Full bio.
Theresa Bratanch

Theresa Bratanch

Manager, Diversity and Inclusion

1-209C Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-5197
theresab@northwestern.edu
Theresa Bratanch joined the Office of the Provost in July 2013. Full bio.
Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown

Senior Director, Equity and Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Staff and Faculty

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 4500, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-4335
sarah.brown@northwestern.edu
Sarah M. Brown is the Senior Director of Equity and Deputy Tile IX Coordinator for Staff and Faculty in the Office of Equity. Full bio.
Lorraine Cassis

Lorraine Cassis

Program Coordinator, Faculty

1-112 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-5266
l-cassis@northwestern.edu
Lorraine joined the Office of the Provost in March 2018. Prior to joining the Office, Lorraine has served in other roles at Northwestern since 2010. Full bio.
Anna Gath

Anna Gath

Administrative Assistant 4

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 5-400, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-0432  
anna.gath@northwestern.edu

Anna joined the Office of the Provost in January 2018, providing administrative support to the Northwestern Emeriti Organization. Full bio.

Jasmine Gurneau

Jasmine Gurneau

Senior Program Coordinator, Native American and Indigenous Initiatives

1-208B Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-6368
jasmine.gurneau@northwestern.edu
Jasmine joined the Office of the Provost in Septemer 2017. Jasmine previousy served as the Assistant Director - Native American Content Expert for Multicultural Student Affairs and Undergraduate Admission at Northwestern. Full bio.
Joan M. Johnson

Joan M. Johnson

Director, Faculty

1-222 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-7565
joanmjohnson@northwestern.edu
Joan Marie Johnson joined the Office of the Provost in December, 2015. Full bio.
Nicole Lechuga

Nicole Lechuga

Program Coordinator, Faculty Information

1-209D Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-6039
nicole.lechuga@northwestern.edu
Nicole joined the Office of the Provost as the Coordinator for Faculty Information in October, 2017. Full bio.
Daniel Pattley

Daniel Pattley

Online Learning Coordinator

1800 Sherman Avenue, Ste 206, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-5895  
daniel.pattley@northwestern.edu
Dan Pattley joined the Office of the Provost as the Online Learning Coordinator in November, 2015. Full bio.
Beth Ripperger

Beth Ripperger

Project Coordinator

1-209A Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-4604
elizabeth.ripperger@northwestern.edu
Beth Ripperger is a Project Coordinator within the Office of the Provost at Northwestern University, providing key support and management for multiple faculty programs, academic initiatives, honorary degrees, and Office communications. She joined the Office of the Provost in July 2016. Full bio.
Alex Rot

Alex Rot

Senior Director, Faculty Operations

1-225 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-4127
alex.rot@northwestern.edu
Alex Rot is the Senior Director of Faculty Operations within the Office of the Provost at Northwestern University.  Full bio.
Jared Spitz

Jared Spitz

Administrative Coordinator, Faculty Senate

1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 5400, Room 5406, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-6629
jared.spitz@northwestern.edu
Jared joined the Faculty Senate Office in May 2017 as Administrative Coordinator for the Faculty Senate. Full bio.
Lee West

Lee West

Director, Undergraduate Education

1-226 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-6323
leewest@northwestern.edu
Lee West joined the Office of the Provost in December 2016. Prior to Lee's arrival at Northwestern, she was a Senior Associate Director for Stanford Introductory Studies. Full Bio.
Katie Williams

Katie Williams

Program Coordinator

1-208A Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847 467-5456
katie.morris@northwestern.edu

Katie joined the Office of the Provost in October 2016. In her role, Katie provides support for the Associate Provost for Budget, Facilities and Analysis. Full bio.

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