Office of the Provost

Dr. James Heugel

Dr. James Heugel

University Provost


  • University of Washington, Ph.D. in History, 2003
  • Fuller Theological Seminary, M.A. in Theology, 1984
  • Northwest University, B.A. in Religion & Philosophy, 1979

Kjersten Haarberg

Executive Assistant 


  • Seattle Bible College, B.A. in Biblical Studies, 2019
  • Edmonds Community College, A.A. in General Studies, 2015

Dr. Ben Thomas

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  • Azusa Pacific University, Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, 2016
  • Northwest University, Master of Business Administration, 2007
  • Fuller Theological Seminary, M.A. in Theology, 2005
  • Northwest University, B.A. in Biblical Literature, 1999

Dr. Autumn Witt

Associate Provost of International Studies

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  • University of Arizona, Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching, 2010
  • University of Arizona, M.A. in English Language and Linguistics, 2007
  • Northwest University, B.A. in English with a TESL Certificate, 2001