Having a meeting soon about a thing that I have wanted to do for a long time, and hopefully get to do, despite my very busy schedule! Fingers crossed for me!

I get to co-teach a class in the Fall!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Teaching brings me so much joy and I am happy

@ashley *ears perk up* What do you like to teach? MPOW is grossly understaffed and needs teachers liek whoa.

@dsalo @ashley Liking the idea of Ashley teaching at Wisconsin, not at Wisconsin being understaffed. That part makes me v sad.

@sabrams This spring and fall have been ridiculous. We have made two academic-staff hires, though, so things will get a bit better starting this coming spring.

@dsalo Oh, good! And yeah, I was taking to Michele a bit about this while we were fleshing out my course. Any luck filling her position?

@sabrams Yup. Announced last Friday. Excellent administrator, terrific pedagogy. The trick is she's not LIS, so we'll have to dance a bit to figure out what to have her teach ("management" is the obvious choice).

@sabrams it is a HUGE relief, yeah. And when Willett is impressed with somebody's pedagogy... it's solid.

@dsalo btw, where’s the announcement? i missed it

@sabrams it was announced at Michele's retirement party; I don't think anything written has gone out. But there were like 75 people at that party, so I can't manage to think of this as secret!

@sabrams (If I only knew b/c I served on the search committee I'd keep shtum. But the retirement party did happen!)

@dsalo excited to see who it is! i’m sure there will be a written announcement soon? or i’ll meet them when the semester starts!

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