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The Provost is the chief academic and budget officer of William & Mary. Reporting to the President, the Provost is senior among the six university administrators at the vice-presidential level. The Provost, in accordance with policies established by the Board of Visitors, is responsible for all academic and research programs, academic budgets, institutional planning, space allocation, and faculty development.

In the discharge of these responsibilities, the Provost is assisted by the academic deans of the university, including the Dean of University Libraries, and an administrative team including the Vice Provosts and Associate Provosts.


Name Term

George R. Healy


Melvyn D. Schiavelli


Gillian T. Cell


P. Geoffrey Feiss


Michael Halleran

Peggy Agouris




Website of the Office of the Provost

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