Provost Office Staff

Kim Sadler Abbey

Director of Finance

Serves as the principal consultant on all financial and budgetary matters and provides financial and administrative analysis and decision-making support. Oversees the Executive Business Office.

Kate Brigman

Associate Provost and Chief of Staff

Provides executive-level policy and administrative advice to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor; coordinates implementation of Provost’s priorities. Serves as liaison between the Office of the Provost and academic and administrative units.

JP Clark

Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Serves as the principal communications officer for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. Leads internal and external communication programs that advance strategic priorities.

Carol Jun

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives

Oversees and advances strategic priorities in areas that span the arts, research and athletics. Provides operational leadership for units within the executive management organization.

JiWon Kim

Project Administrator for Academic Affairs

Oversees all aspects of academic executive recruitments and reviews. Provides high-level management and support for special projects.

Alice Manning

Digital and Creative Communications Specialist

Manages digital and creative communications including websites, online content and graphic design for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

Lisa Yamamoto

Executive Assistant

Provides a broad range of administrative support for the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and for the Associate Provost and Chief of Staff. Serves as the primary point-of-contact for calendar, administrative support and general inquiries.