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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

  salston@american.edu

  (202) 885-6053

Wendy Boland Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies Graduate Studies, Office of

Professor Boland joined the Marketing Department at Kogod in the fall of 2008 after receiving her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on consumer decision making, r

  boland@american.edu

  (202) 885-1976

Gihan Fernando Interim Vice Provost for Global and Immersive Studies Career Center

Gihan Fernando has extensive experience in higher education administration with a focus on career services, and before joining the AU community, held progressive leadership positions at the law school

  gihan.fernando@american.edu

  (202) 885-1829

Karen Froslid Jones Assistant Provost, Institutional Research and Assessment Instit Research and Assessment, Ofc of

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 co

  kfroslid@american.edu

  (202) 885-6155

Jessica Waters Dean of Undergraduate Education & Vice Provost for Academic Student Services Provost, Office of the

Jessica Waters is the Dean 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

  waters@american.edu

  (202) 885-2301