About Michael Halleran
Michael R. Halleran is the chief academic and budget officer of the College of William and Mary. Reporting to the President, he is senior among the six College administrators at the vice-presidential level. The Provost is responsible for all academic and research programs, academic budgets, institutional planning, space allocation and faculty development.
After serving four years as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami, Dr. Halleran became William & Mary’s fifth provost on July 1, 2009. A native of New York City, he earned his bachelor’s degree and graduated summa cum laude in 1975 from Kenyon College. He received his master’s degree (1978) and Ph.D. (1981) from Harvard University. His primary area of scholarship is ancient Greek drama, and he has published widely on Greek literature and culture.