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As a fourth year doctoral candidate, in addition to having completed comprehensive examinations and prospectus and working on the dissertation, my thoughts are also turning towards the job market and securing that first academic position. This purpose of this blog is to chronicle the trials and tribulations of completing my Ph.D. and finding that first job.

Monday, March 06, 2006

Congratulations to Dr. Jones

Like Nate with his Congrats, Dave!, I must congratulate Dr. Susan Jones on her election as the Division of Distance Learning Representative to the AECT Board. As most of you know, I was asked by a couple of couple to put my name forward for this position as well, part of a group of reform minded candidates I believe (see AECT DLD Board Member).

Having said that, while I have never met Dr. Jones had I not been running I do believe that she would have gotten my vote.

Also congrats to my colleague here are UGA Rick West, who was elected at the Division's Communications Officer.

Tags: AECT, graduate student, graduate students, graduate school, higher education, education

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