Michael Whyte

Michael M. Whyte is the Provost Emeritus and a Professor at Azusa Pacific University. As Provost from 2002 to 2010, Michael led six schools, one college, and 400 full-time and 700 adjunct faculty. He supervised enrollment management, academic services, and seven regional campuses. Michael now teaches in APU’s leadership department, the MBA program, and doctoral studies. With over 15 years of accreditation experience, he has also served as a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Commissioner. He holds a B.S. in International Affairs/American Politics from the USAF Academy and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California. Michael was a Senior Associate Professor at the USAF Academy, a National Defense Fellow and Visiting Professor at Howard University, and a Professor at Northern Arizona University. Michael and his wife, Robin, are happily married and have three children and four grandchildren. The Whytes attend Calvary Chapel of Upland.

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, 1990

  • Master of Science, University of Southern California (European Campus), 1981

  • Bachelor of Science, United States Air Force Academy, 1978