Material Interests

Part of what one learns from being chair is the inescapably material character of academic life, how the academic fabric is woven in our workplaces. It is a good thing to keep the economic underpinnings of the enterprise front and center for colleagues, helping them to balance their idealism against the many competing, often economic, priorities that departmental discussion and decision-making need to take into account.

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From the <i>Bulletin</i> Archives

From the Bulletin Archives

These are among the most-read articles in the ADE and ADFL bulletins: “What Is a Comprehensive University, and Do I Want to Work There?” by Marcia A. Dalbey “Writing Letters…

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