INDEX 309
Provost’s approval of, 184
psyching yourself out for, 260
soliciting outside letters, 182
steps in process, 182
vs. promotion, 264
writing a good letter for, 183
tenured faculty
life as, 257
Tenure Document, 254
textbook
changing in mid-semester, 30
number of publishers, 140
photocopying of, 30
pre-precalculus, 140
precalculus, 140
publishers of, 139
publishers, number of, 140
selecting a good, 30
selection, 29
significance of, 30
types of, 139
upper division, 139
writing, 138
writing of, 92
writing your own, 29
writing, demands on the author,
138
writing, making money thereby,
138
thesis
advisor, art to being, 117
changing problems, 115
choosing the right problem for, 114
dealing with disappointments, 115
directing, 112
directing, commitment for, 112
getting the references right, 116
struggles pertaining thereto, 115
student and advisor parting ways,
116
student, compatibility with, 113
student, getting to know, 112
student, how to handle, 113
student, meeting with, 112
writing an outline, 116
writing it up, 115
thesis advisor, 80
three-body problem, 74
TIAA, 16
TIAA/CREF, 230
time
contiguous chunks of, 84
for yourself, 250
how to manage, 82
in rank, 264
is valuable, 248
management, 248
time management, 250, 251, 267
To Do stack, 241
translation, 50
of Russian and Chinese articles,
50
translators
for articles, 51
for books, 51
remuneration for, 51
travel, 117
AIM visit, 118
Banff visit, 118
fund, 215
mathematical, 117
MSRI visit, 118
professional, 117
subvention for, 118
two offers instead of one, 74
two-body problem, 73, 192
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