x CONTENTS 6.7.8 Vice-Chairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 6.7.9 Committees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 6.7.10 Graduate Students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201 6.7.11 The Graduate Vice-Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 6.7.12 Undergraduate Math Majors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 6.7.13 The Undergraduate Vice-Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 6.7.14 The Curriculum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 6.7.15 Getting Along with the Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 6.7.16 Working Together as a Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 6.7.17 Supporting Your Faculty’s Teaching Efforts . . . . . . 212 6.7.18 Teaching Assignments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214 6.7.19 Supporting Your Faculty’s Research Efforts . . . . . . 215 6.7.20 Endowed Lecture Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 6.7.21 Faculty Complaints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 6.7.22 Faculty Discipline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218 6.7.23 Prima Donnas and the Like . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 6.7.24 More on Outside Offers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221 6.7.25 The Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 6.7.26 Computer Support and Technology for the Department 223 6.7.27 Part-Time Faculty and Freeway Fliers . . . . . . . . . 225 6.7.28 Chair Professorships for the Department . . . . . . . . 227 6.7.29 Retirement and Emeritus Professors . . . . . . . . . . . 229 6.7.30 Tenured Faculty Changing Departments . . . . . . . . 232 6.7.31 Raising Money for Your Department . . . . . . . . . . 233 6.7.32 The Interface Between the Dean and the Faculty . . . 234 6.8 Miscellany of Being Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 6.9 The Duration of Your Term as Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 6.10 Staying Alive While You Are Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240 6.11 A Second Term as Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241 6.12 Do You Want to Become a Dean? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243 III Looking Ahead 245 7 Living Your Life 247 7.1 Time Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248 7.2 Publish or Perish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 7.3 Tenure and the Like . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252
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