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ISBN: 9781459404359-06

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A Professor’s Life

From: Campus Confidential


An insider’s look at the life of a professor including: 60 Too Much Research?

61 A Teacher’s Lament

62 It’s Almost Impossible to Fire Profs

63 It’s Hard to Get a Faculty Job

64 Your Prof Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

65 Tenure Terror

66 Your Professor Is Not Overpaid

67 The Days of Academic Conferences May Be Numbered

68 The Surprising Future of Libraries

69 Faculty Unions

70 The Shame of the Sessionals

71 The Strange Economics of Scholarly Publishing

72 PhDs Don’t Drive Taxis



Ken S. Coates

KEN S. COATES is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Formerly, he was Dean, Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. He lives in Saskatoon

Bill Morrison

BILL MORRISON was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Ken S. Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, BC.