Michael Halleran

Michael Halleran
  • Provost

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.

Posts by Michael Halleran

The draft “white paper”

The final campus conversation will be a discussion of a “white paper” about W&M as a liberal arts university in the 21st century. Download

Strategic Planning

We are moving forward on several fronts. We have an active discussion about W&M as a leading liberal arts university in the 21st century

Liberal Arts Reflections

TO:  Provost Michael Halleran FROM:  Herrington J. Bryce, Mason School of Business Allow me to share some questions subsequent to our community conversations on

Diverging and complementary views.

It was great to see so many at yesterday’s event (I didn’t expect an SRO crowd). And the mix of participants was exciting—faculty, emeritus

Join the conversation.

A few weeks ago I sent out a message to the campus community about this year’s conversation, stemming from the strategic plan, on W&M

Drinking Nectar from a Fire Hose

I'm new to blogging. But I'm also new to W&M, so perhaps joining these two novelties is appropriate. I joined the College as its fifth provost