10 university leaders share their personal reading lists

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. Taylor Reveley, president of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

A former dean of William & Mary’s Law School, Taylor Reveley practiced law for many years and once clerked for Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Here's what Reveley is reading:

"The Boys in the Boat," by Daniel James Brown

"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," by Jon Meacham

"Privatization and the Public Good: Public Universities in the Balance," by Matthew T. Lambert

"Excellent Sheep: The Misdirection of the American Elite," by William Deresieweicz

"Wilson," (biography of Woodrow Wilson) by A. Scott Berg

"Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War," by Max Hastings

"The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America,"  by James T. Patterson

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