>Favorite color?

>Ice-cream flavor?

>Favorite food to pick up?

>Last good book you read for professional reasons?
The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida, professor of economic development at Carnegie Mellon University.

>Last good book you read for pleasure?
Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit: An American Legend.

Seven Years in Tibet and Saving Private Ryan.

>Best vacation you ever took?
The Amalfi Coast in Italy, a 50-kilometer stretch of mountainous coastline dotted with picturesque villages along steep, pale, rocky cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

>Favorite sport to play?

>Best golf score?

>Hole in One?
One; two years ago.

>Glad we have a “Titan” as our mascot (rather than the controversial Illini Chief)?

>What’s in your CD player right now?
Norah Jones.

>Any TV shows you watch regularly?

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