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Office of the Provost | Provost's Staff & Direct Reports


Office of the Provost
Fax: 202-885-2173
Leonard, Room Lower Level

Bass, Scott A.

Office of the Provost
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8061

  1. Mary Clark, Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost

    Academic Affairs, Office of

    Mary Clark is Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law and Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost of American University. Dean Clark teaches in the area of Higher Education Law, Women’s Legal History, Legal Ethics, … More

    Send email to Mary Clark

    (202) 885-2155

  1. Sharon Alston, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment

    Enrollment, Office of

    Dr. Sharon Alston is Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment. This is the area within the Office of the Provost which is tasked with the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of new first year and transfer students to American University, as well … More

    Send email to Sharon Alston

    (202) 885-6053

  2. Violeta Ettle, Vice Provost for Academic Administration

    Provost, Office of the

    As Vice Provost for Academic Administration, Violeta Ettle oversees financial and administrative activities for the Provost and serves as his liaison on issues regarding information technology, facilities planning, risk management, and human resource… More

    Send email to Violeta Ettle

    (202) 885-2720

  3. Jonathan Tubman, Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

    Graduate Studies, Office of

    Dr. Tubman works with departments and Colleges to develop new graduate programs and to ensure excellence in graduate education at AU. He also works with students, faculty, centers, institutes and external research partners to promote a culture of dis… More

    Send email to Jonathan Tubman

    (202) 885-3778

  4. Jessica Waters, Dean of Undergraduate Education & Vice Provost for Academic Student Services

    Provost, Office of the

    Jessica Waters is the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and a faculty member in the School of Public Affairs as well as an adjunct faculty member at the Washington College of Law. Her research focuses primarily on reproductive rights law. Her … More

    Send email to Jessica Waters

    (202) 885-2301

  1. Karen Froslid Jones, Assistant Provost, Institutional Research and Assessment

    Institutional Research

    Karen Froslid Jones is currently Assistant Provost of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) at American University. She oversees the institution’s institutional assessment program, including coordinating assessment of student learning. As part… More

    (202) 885-6155

  1. Carolyn Henrich, Executive Assistant to the Provost

    Provost, Office of the

    As the Executive Assistant to the Provost of American University, Carolyn Henrich is responsible for providing direct administrative support in a multitude of ways. In addition to managing the Provost’s daily agenda, efficiently and effectively proce… More

    Send email to Carolyn Henrich

    (202) 885-6499

  2. Denise Wilkerson, Special Assistant to the Provost

    Provost, Office of the

    As Special Assistant to the Provost, Denise Wilkerson (x2128) is responsible for handling student issues and academic integrity code violations. In this capacity, she also supports the provost on Provost Office initiatives and special projects.Wilker… More

    Send email to Denise Wilkerson

    (202) 885-2128