Teresa A. Sullivan

Interim Provost, Michigan State University and President Emerita and University Professor, University of Virginia

Teresa A. Sullivan is a demographer and a sociologist, and she has served as an administrator at the University if Texas at Austin, the University of Texas System, the University of Michigan, and the University of Virginia. She is currently the Interim Provost at Michigan State University. Her recently published book, Census 2000: Understanding the Issues (Springer, 2020), identifies the challenges the U.S. census faces in 2020 and the compelling reasons that an accurate census helps to underpin America’s democracy. She earned her PhD from the University of Chicago and her bachelor’s degree from James Madison College and the Honors College of Michigan State University.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Intermin Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michigan State University
  • 2018–present
    President Emerita and University Professor, University of Virginia
  • 2010–2018
    President, University of Virginia
  • 2006–2010
    Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Michigan
  • 2002–2006
    Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Texas System
  • 1995–2002
    Vice President and Graduate Dean, University of Texas at Austin
  • 1994–1995
    Vice Provost, University of Texas at Austin

Honours

American Academy of Arts and Sciences