Archive for September, 2008

Being a professor may not be as sweet as it used to be

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

On her 27th birthday, one of the graduate students in my department was told by her adviser that when he was 27, he got his first tenure-track job as an assistant professor at CU. She said, "Yeah, well, standards were lower back then." And in fact, it is the rarest of ...