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May. 24th, 2003 @ 05:10 pm A'ight.
For those of you who don't know or haven't figured it out, or just don't care, I now have different job responsibilities. kingfox and windexcowboy have alluded to the new department of Computing and Network Services at drewuniversity, of which I now am the director.

Some mixed feelings about this, a little fear, but mostly excitement and a sense that I can now affect positive change and do many of the things I've wanted to do for a long time but couldn't. My optimism may get tempered by reality eventually, but that's okay. I've got a good crew, a supportive boss, and hopefully will be able to line up key allies and garner support around campus. I take the word "director" seriously--it's my job to direct things, I think of it as giving people maps telling them where I want them to go, and give them what they need, and then they go and do it.

I've been at Drew for 10 years, and I have the paperweight to prove it. I'm hoping that the start of my second decade is successful.
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Date:May 24th, 2003 09:46 pm (UTC)
Congrats, Mike! You rule! You rule!

(and of course you'll do just fine... you have a copy my book and know the secret formula and everything :-) )