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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