College of William and Mary

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Chartered by the British co-monarchs William and Mary in 1693, the College of William and Mary is the second oldest institution of higher education in the United States, after Harvard. It is a public research university and numbers among its alumni U.S. president Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Tyler. Its campus is in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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College of William and Mary by Chris Dickon, Pres. Gene R. Nichol.
By the time of the American Revolution, the College of William and Mary was already into its eighth decade as the academic source of what the new nati...