chairman of the department with a higher salary and less teaching. Department chairmen recommend appointments and promotion and therefore hold the whip hand (in which there only seems to be a whip) over junior faculty members, who try to ingratiate themselves in little ways. An energetic and imaginative young Instructor in English of our acquaintance used to wash the chairman's car. An Assistant Professor shopped at the same supermarket as the chairman's wife and pushed her cart. He expected to be promoted to Associate Professor but wound up as correspondent in a messy divorce case.
It is not customary for a department chairman to wear a crown or sit on a throne, but this is a matter of personal preference.
The departments are grouped in divisions: Humanities, Social Studies, and Natural and Physical Sciences. Whether Psychology is a Natural Science or an Unnatural Science is open to question. ROTC, or Military Science, is probably a Natural Science, because it is perfectly natural to want to kill people. It is hard to know where to put Philosophy and History, Philosophy involving thinking deeply and History involving thinking for a long time. To bring out this distinction between depth and breadth, philosophers should have a
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Gary Jay Williams
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