Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

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Tuesday, May 04, 2004
Oh, er, uh, yeah, shucks....

Word is starting to get 'round, so I thought I'd confirm it: I've been granted tenure. Solo Deo gloria.

Where I teach, tenure isn't lifetime security: it's subject to five-year review. Also, a promotion does not come with it; that's separate. Still, yeah, it's cool. In fact, it's great.