Assistant Director of the First-Year Experience
Hank Ingram House
Michael Wallace (he, him, his) is a Tennessee native who joins Vanderbilt most recently from the University of California, Davis, where he served as an orientation program coordinator for 4 years.
As Assistant Director of the First-Year Experience, Michael oversees student governance across the residential college system and advises the orientation leader organizations. Additionally, he coordinates International Student Orientation and supervises the Residential Colleges program coordinators.
Michael earned his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Clemson University and his B.S. in Communication Studies from East Tennessee State University. Outside of work, Michael enjoys running, hiking, board games with friends, and spending time with his dog, Reggie.