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Kathleen Hagerty

Kathleen Hagerty

Provost

2-143 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-5117
Fax: 847-467-1630

nuprovost@northwestern.edu
Kathleen Hagerty became Provost on September 1, 2020. She first joined the Office of the Provost as Associate Provost for Faculty in August 2019, and previously served as Interim Dean of the Kellogg School of Management. Full bio.
Samantha Haevers

Samantha Haevers

Executive Assistant to the Provost

2-143 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-5117
Fax: 847-467-1630

samantha.haevers@northwestern.edu

Samantha Haevers is the Executive Assistant to the Provost of Northwestern University. She joined the Office of the Provost in January 2018. Full bio.
Jake Julia

Jake Julia

Vice Provost for Administration and Chief of Staff

2-147 Crown, 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.
Robin R. Means Coleman

Robin R. Means Coleman

Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

1800 Sherman Avenue, 5-203, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-3488
rrmc@northwestern.edu
Robin R. Means Coleman joined the Office of the Provost as Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer in February 2021. She is responsible for leading and coordinating efforts to create a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all Northwestern community members. Full bio.
Milan Mrksich

Milan Mrksich

Vice President for Research

2-509 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-3485
milan.mrksich@northwestern.edu
Milan Mrksich assumed the Interim Vice President for Research at Northwestern University role on October 1, 2019, and was appointed the permanent role on May 14, 2020. Full bio.
Sean Reynolds

Sean Reynolds

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

1800 Sherman Avenue, 2-206, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-7326
sean.reynolds@northwestern.edu


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

TiShaunda McPherson

Senior Associate Vice President for Equity

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 4-500, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-3355
SAVP_Equity@northwestern.edu

As Northwestern University’s Senior Associate Vice President for Equity, TiShaunda oversees the Office of Equity, which leads the University in fostering a culture of access, belonging and accountability. Full bio.
Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar

Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar

Associate Provost for Faculty

1-110 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-8543
assoc-prov-faculty@northwestern.edu

Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar joined the Office of the Provost as Associate Provost for Faculty in February 2021. He was previously Associate Dean for Research at the School of Communication. Full bio.

Mark John Francis

Mark John Francis

Associate Provost for Administration, Finance and Facilities

1-220 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-6826
mark.francis@northwestern.edu

Mark Francis, as Associate Provost for Operations and Facilities, is responsible for supporting and enhancing academic operations, work processes, resource allocation processes, and space/facilities planning and execution, both within the Office of the Provost and across the University. Full bio. 

Marianna Kepka

Marianna Kepka

Associate Vice President for Change Management

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 2-206, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-8548
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.
Roma Khanna

Roma Khanna

Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy

1-118 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-5317
roma.khanna@northwestern.edu

Roma Khanna leads a range of efforts aimed at ensuring the University has an effective set of strategies and policies to serve faculty, students, and staff. Full bio.

Alicia Löffler

Alicia Löffler

Associate Provost for Innovation and New Ventures

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 5-504, 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.
Kelly Mayo

Kelly Mayo

Associate Provost for Graduate Education

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

Kelly E. Mayo, PhD, joined The Graduate School in Spring 2020 as the Interim Dean and Interim Associate Provost for Graduate Education. He was appointed the permanent role on May 1, 2021. Full bio.

Annelise Riles

Annelise Riles

Associate Provost for Global Affairs and Executive Director of the Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

1800 Sherman Avenue, 3-030, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-4481
annelise.riles@northwestern.edu

Annelise Riles began her tenure as the Associate Provost for Global Affairs and Executive Director of Northwestern Buffett in September 2018. As such, she is helping develop the University’s global strategy and creating avenues for collaboration that will address critical global challenges. Full bio.

Miriam Gamoran Sherin

Miriam Gamoran Sherin

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

1-114 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-7040
assoc-prov-undergrad@northwestern.edu
Miriam Gamoran Sherin assumed the role of Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education September 1, 2018. Sherin joined the Northwestern faculty in 1997 and has served in a number of leadership roles during her more than 20 years with the School of Education and Social Policy including Director of Undergraduate Education and Associate Dean for Teacher Education. 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.
Jenny Puchtel

Jenny Puchtel

Assistant Provost for Administration and Finance

1-211 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-3481
jpuchtel@northwestern.edu
Jenny Puchtel currently serves as Assistant Provost for Administration and Finance. In this role, Jenny oversees business operations for the Office of the Provost, including finance, budget, and human resources. Full bio.
Mónica Russel y Rodríguez

Mónica Russel y Rodríguez

Assistant Provost for Diversity & Inclusion

1800 Sherman Avenue, 5-202, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-3277
mryr@northwestern.edu
Dr. Mónica Russel y Rodríguez joined the Provost’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion in October 2018 after serving for nine years as Associate Dean at Northwestern’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. 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.
Mike Hines

Mike Hines

Director of Communications and Academic Initiatives

1-120 Crown, Evanston
Phone: 847-467-3227
mike.hines@northwestern.edu
Mike Hines is the inaugural Director of Communications and Academic Initiatives in the Office of the Provost. 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.
Mearah Quinn-Brauner

Mearah Quinn-Brauner

Director for Strategy and Policy

1-112 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-5895
mearah@northwestern.edu

Mearah Quinn-Brauner is the Director for Strategy and Policy within the Office of the Provost. Prior to joining the Office, Mearah served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice Provost in Emory University’s Office of the Provost. 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.
Massiel Adams-Santos

Massiel Adams-Santos

Project Coordinator, Faculty

1-209A Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-4604
mas@northwestern.edu 

Massiel Adams-Santos joined the Office of the Provost in July 2019. She was previously an Academic Advisor and Program Specialist in the Honors College at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Full bio.

Laura Cardimen

Laura Cardimen

Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Education

1-112 Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-5884
laura.cardimen@northwestern.edu 

Laura joined the Office of the Provost in April 2019. Prior to joining the Office, Laura worked as a Communication Assistant for the Kellogg Center for Executive Women at Northwestern. Full bio.

Lorraine Cassis

Lorraine Cassis

Executive Assistant

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.
Jasmine Gurneau

Jasmine Gurneau

Manager, Native American and Indigenous Initiatives

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 5-200, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-6368
jasmine.gurneau@northwestern.edu
Jasmine joined the Office of the Provost in September 2017. Jasmine previousy served as the Assistant Director - Native American Content Expert for Multicultural Student Affairs and Undergraduate Admission at Northwestern. Full bio.
Paulina Kijek

Paulina Kijek

Manager, Administration and Finance

1-209B Crown, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-491-8783
paulina.kijek@northwestern.edu
Paulina Kijek joined the Office of the Provost in January 2020. She serves as the Manager for Administration and Finance, supporting business operations for the Office of the Provost and reporting units. Full bio.
Louie Lainez

Louie Lainez

Manager, Diversity and Inclusion

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 5-200, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-5197
Louie joined the Office of the Provost in December 2018 and serves as the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. 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.