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A Little Sweet Talk and Look What Can Happen

Obviously, I’m not a person who likes to say “no” or I wouldn’t be teaching for four colleges in four Michigan counties this semester. And no, this is not the first semester I can say that, either. But, I try to avoid some of the extra activities available to faculty just because of my own time constraints and the promise of more wear and tear on a car I have to make last a while longer. Therefore, I can usually come up with an excuse why I can’t attend certain ceremonies and meetings. I say I’m busy, and I am.

Then, a month ago, the phone rang. It was someone at the main campus of a university for whom I have been an adjunct for over seven years. This is the college where I began teaching at post-secondary level, where I got my start as a freeway flyer. The woman on the other end of the phone reminded me that the investiture of the new university president was being scheduled and that there would be a ceremony marking the occasion. She said that all full-time faculty members and some adjuncts who had been with the college a number of years,

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