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About the Office

The Office of the Provost represents the core of the academic and research planning and administration at William & Mary. As the chief academic officer, the provost works in close collaboration with the deans of arts & sciences and the schools of business, education, law and marine science to advance the university’s mission and vision in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and the recruitment, development and retention of faculty.

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Provost Peggy Agouris

As Provost, Peggy Agouris is the chief academic officer of William & Mary. 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 and resource allocation, and the recruitment, development and retention of faculty.

A New School at William & Mary

Building on existing strengths, a new school joining computer science, data science, applied science and physics positions William & Mary as a leader in the evolution of liberal arts and sciences.

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Communication with Faculty & Students

Democracy and Free Speech: Core William & Mary Values

A. Benjamin Spencer, Dean and Trustee Professor of William & Mary Law School speaks to the role of universities in facilitating the free and open exchange of ideas in the pursuit of knowledge and truth. 

Year of the Arts

Year of the Arts

Celebrate all year as we amplify the crucial importance of arts education in the 21st century and highlight the vital role that the arts play at William & Mary.

Yellow light arching into the starry night sky.

Vision 2026

William & Mary has led in powerful ways during the most challenging times. The key to that success has been understanding the moment that we are in while seeing the possibilities ahead.