296 INDEX equipment maintenance, 224 projectors, 213 support, 223 system manager, 223 technician, 223 comrades-in-arms, 6 Conant Prize, 134 conference proceedings, 159 checklist for, 159 dedicated to an individual, 160 introduction to, 160 page limit on papers in, 159 conferences activities at, 127, 128 AIM format, 128 cross-fertilization from, 127 lack of desire for, 127 main activities at, 128 mathematical, 126 organizing, 128 organizing committees for, 129 special sessions, 128 consortium of Science Chairs, 198 requests to Dean, 199 consulting editor, 162 contributions to the department broadening one’s view, 266 copyeditor, 161 Corel DRAW, 161 corporate donors raising money from, 233 couples two-career, 11 courtesy appointment, 232 Crafoord Prize, 135 CREF, 16 cross-fertilization of fields, 96 cryptography, 68 curriculum, 207 as a collection of math courses, 207 changing, 213 mathematics, 140 rethinking, 207 throwing out the window, 208 Curtis, Phillip, 87 damning with faint praise, 146 DARPA grants, 102 dating the faculty, 71 the staff, 71 the students, 71 deadwood bringing to life, 265 Dean bringing creative proposals to, 236 communicating with, 234 competition for the job, 244 expaining to faculty, 235 is a big job, 244 making pitches to, 234 of Cheating, 207 preparing for meetings with, 237 receptivity to retirement, 236 using Rochester as a threat, 198 Dean’s Executive Committee, 240 delegate tasks, 241 department budget, 178 hiring, 238 librarian, 222 managing the budget, 178 method of governance, 44 most visible person in, 44 outside review committee, 238
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