Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Tenure Docs

An hour ago I turned in the bulk of my tenure documents.

It's oddly anti-climatic.

I feel relief, but only because it's one thing that's off my plate. Friends have told me I should do something nice for myself or celebrate, but today's my full day and night of teaching. In addition, the last presidential debate is tonight, and like last week I will be at the Campus Center with about 120 undergraduates watching the debate. By the time I get out of there, I'll be exhausted and ready for bed. Maybe this weekend, when I'm not reading job applications . . . . .

I think the bigger celebrations will come as various people vote on my along the way.

Oy. What a process.

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