Academic Department Chair: Two Years In

I’ve waited nearly two years to make my first post about being a chair of an academic department. Frankly, I’ve needed time to get used to the job. When I was hired, I was told it would take a year just to start figuring things out. That was true. It’s also true that I’m still […]

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Climbing Mt. Booklist: The 10-Book Challenge

Let me make this clear from the outset. I like learning things. I like digging into books and doing research. I mark up my books when I read them. I love my job as a university professor. I admit, though, as a brand new full-time prof, that my reading list (made up of books I […]

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