William & Mary

4/7/17 - W&M's 27th president, Taylor Reveley, announces plans to retire in 2018

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When Taylor Reveley took a long and unexpected walk from the William & Mary Law School to the Brafferton on Feb. 12, 2008, he came to a campus and alumni body in turmoil after the sudden resignation of Gene Nichol, the university's 26th president. Reveley, who had served as dean of the law school for 10 years, was just named interim president.

Today William & Mary's 27th president stood in the Great Hall of the Wren Building to say he would be retiring next year on June 30, 2018, after a decade leading the university. While noting there is much he still plans to get done over the next 14 months, Reveley recalled a time in which William & Mary has made enormous progress.

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