10 books university leaders are reading

Have you ever wondered what books the people who lead universities and colleges have on their nightstands? Well, we approached some of these accomplished academicians to find out, and here’s what we learned.

1. Lou Anna K. Simon, president of Michigan State University

President Lou Anna K. Simon
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

Simon has made headlines in recent years by refusing salary increases in her position as MSU president. Here's what Simon is currently reading:

"Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think," by Dr. Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler 

"The Resilience Divided: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong," by Judith Rodin

"Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons from Jazz," by Frank J. Barrett

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