Advice for those of us with lifetime or near lifetime appointments. Posted on Above the Law.
Chair: We need to meet.
Prof 1: I can only meet Wednesday.
Prof 2: I can’t meet on Wednesday.
Prof 3: I can meet Wednesday, but only from 10-11.
Prof 1: I can’t meet from 10-11.
Chair: Prof 1, can you really only meet on Wednesday?
Prof 2: Well, I suppose I could terribly inconvenience myself and meet on Friday.
Prof 3. I can meet on Friday, but only from 12-2.
Prof 1: I can meet then.
Prof 2: Me too.
Chair: Lawprofblawg? Can you meet Friday at noon?
Me: Well, I can’t meet on Fridays. But you worked so hard to come up with that date, I’ll just let you all meet. Checkmate.