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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