I Quit! Or, At Least, I Think I Do
This may or may not be my last written assignment as a member of the University of Arizona. I hedge because, as I've always explained to people, I'm really lousy at predicting the future.
How bad? Originally, I had just signed onto this job as a temp. A young woman in what was then the University's Office of Public Information had gone on maternity leave, and the director, Sharon Kha, needed someone to fill in.
I had seen the position announcement tacked up on the jobs board in Human Resources in the Babcock building and initially dismissed it. Way too much aggravation for a gig that would only last six or eight weeks. Plus, I had left the local journalism community some months earlier to pursue career avenues that I thought might actually pay a living wage.
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