W&M Provost Michael R. Halleran sent the following message to the campus community Feb. 8, 2019. - Ed.
I write to share the news that William W. Van Alstyne, one of the nation's foremost constitutional law scholars, and William & Mary’s Lee Professor of Law from 2004 to 2012, died on January 29. The William & Mary Law School has prepared a notice of his passing that we invite you to read: https://law.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/in-memoriam-professor-william-w.-van-alstyne.php?platform=hootsuite. A reflection of his life and work also appeared in the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/obituaries/william-van-alstyne-dead.html
Our condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.