10 university leaders share their personal reading lists

Here's what higher-ups at universities around the country are currently checking out.

2. Brian W. Casey

President of DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind.

A former practicing lawyer, Casey owns a law degree from Stanford and a doctorate in the history of American civilization from Harvard, where he was an associate dean. Here are the books on his reading list:

“Chaucer’s Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury,” by Paul Strohm

“Six Memos for the Next Millennium: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1985-86,” by Italo Calvino

“To Rise Again at a Decent Hour,” by Joshua Ferris

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