Staff Information

Carol Faltus

Executive Assistant to the Provost

  • Provide personal and confidential support to the Provost
  • Serve as corresponding liaison
  • Provide leadership in office administration
  • Supervise Provost Office Staff
  • Promote and uphold effective communication

Carol is the Executive Assistant to the Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Life.  Carol has worked at the Central Washington University since May 1991 and has been working in the Provost’s Office since June 2007.  This position, central to the smooth operation of the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Life, involves a variety of high-level responsibilities that evolve daily.  Carol understands the unique culture and dynamics of Academic and Student Life within the university/college setting.  As a contact in Academic and Student Life, she employs excellent communication skills that reflect accuracy, tact, and represent the Provost's point of view, while ensuring confidentiality and compliance with the full range of university policies and procedures.

Kelly Clerf

Administrative Assistant 

  • Maintains Provost Office budgets
  • Coordinates and manage record keeping for Academic & Student Life searches
  • Manages Provost’s calendar
  • Faculty overload approvals
  • Travel arrangements for Provost
  • Coordinates revisions to Academic & Student Life sections of CWU Policies & Procedures
  • Honor roll for undeclared majors
  • Updates Provost web page

Kelly is the Administrative Assistant 3 in the Provost’s Office and provides support to the Provost and Executive Assistant to the Provost.  Kelly graduated from Central Washington University in 2002 with a degree in Administrative Management and has been working in the Provost’s Office since September 2008.

Charlene Andrews


Faculty Relations Coordinator

As the Faculty Relations Coordinator, Charlene provides professional contract support for and collaboration with the Provost, Academic Deans, appointing authorities, and others involved in faculty employment and evaluation.  Charlene serves as a labor negotiator responsible for developing and implementing CWU faculty labor relations and collective bargaining policies and strategies.  She is responsible for the oversight of and compliance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement.  In addition to her collective bargaining responsibilities, Charlene is the liaison between all parties involved with faculty workloads and evaluations.  She coordinates and provides oversight for reappointment, tenure, promotion, and post tenure review.  Charlene’s past experiences include K-12, R&D, banking and ranching.

Sharon Jonassen

Senior Academic Finance Manager

  • Serves as the primary financial advisor to the Provost/Vice President for Academic & Student Life (ASL), and the instructional units within ASL
  • Provides financial reporting and analytics to the Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs and all levels of the Academic and Student Life Division.
  • Oversees faculty development funds
  • Provides training, procedure development and policy support for the Academic and Student Life Division
  • Serves as a liaison between the Provost, Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs and the administrative staff within the Academic and Student Life Division

Sharon is the Senior Academic Finance Manager providing budget, accounting, financial analytics, and policy support to the Academic and Student Life Division. She has been working at Central Washington University since April of 2010. She draws on over twenty plus years of experience including software development, implementation and support; budget, accounting, financial analytics, and change management. Her experience spans public and private sector spanning multi-state and global environments.

Anne Cubilié

Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs & Extended Learning

Anne Cubilié was appointed Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Extended Learning in August 2015. Prior to that she was the Director of the William O. Douglas Honors College. Dr. Cubilié came to Central from the United Nations (UN), where she worked in humanitarian and development policy at UN headquarters and in the field. Prior to joining the UN, she was an assistant professor at Georgetown University. She has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Cairo, Egypt, has been trained by the UN in peacemaking and preventive diplomacy as well as leadership and management, and was selected for a joint United Nations/American University of Cairo program as a visiting scholar conducting research into women’s relationships to state structures. Throughout her time at the United Nations, Dr. Cubilié retained close ties to the academy, mentoring theses and dissertations and presenting invited University lectures. Dr. Cubilié is committed to the ‘professor of practice’ model and maintains a consistent interest in bridging the gap between academic research and the political and policy considerations of inequality, humanitarianism and international aid. Her book, Women Witness Terror: Testimony and the Cultural Politics of Human Rights, reads testimony by women survivors of war and human rights abuse through critical frameworks of ethics, trauma and witnessing.

Bernadette Jungblut

Associate Provost, Accreditation, Academic Planning, and Assessment

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