Justin Skolnick lives and works in Portland.

It sounds so reasonable.

Originally posted to blockquote.org on in Chicago, Illinois

“As an institution, we are committed to the careers of our junior faculty, and we certainly recognize the pressures and challenges that exist at that point in their careers,” said Kenneth Warren, Deputy Provost for Research & Minority Issues at the University of Chicago. “The more we continue to acknowledge and be supportive of the important balance of life and work, the more successful we will be in attracting and retaining them.”

And pray, O pray, prospective students — pray like your forebears prayed for rain that it might trickle into pedagogy.