Richard Myers became Princeton University’s vice provost for academic and budget planning in 2015. In this role, he serves as the provost's deputy for academic planning, budget planning and institutional development. From 2008 to 2015, Richard was senior associate dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia, where he served as the chief operating officer, coordinated academic and administrative planning and taught and advised students in the University’s largest school. Prior to UVa, Richard served as the chief planning and budget officer at Smith College and as associate provost at Williams College. Richard earned three degrees (B.A., M.Ed., and Ph.D.) from the University of Virginia. He has been active in community and professional service, including contributions as a church school teacher and vestry member in the Episcopal Church, service as school board member and numerous roles on accrediting and consulting teams for colleges and universities.