Dean's Office Heats Up
Posted by Joseph Phillips, Jr. on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 3:49 PM PDT
On October 26th we discovered that the Dean's Office had no heat, as in the thermostat did not work! It turns out that the thermostat has not worked since the building was remodeled in 1996! The system was set up so that an adjoining office (Ilona's current office) controlled the heat for all the offices along the corridor! Now the Dean's Office has its own thermostat, so is no longer a hostage to climate conditions somewhere else.
Now this probably explains many of those instances when you wondered what the Dean was thinking! It can now be attributed to "brain freeze," at least during the winter months. This does not just include me, but also past luminaries such as Jerry Viscione, Fred DeKay, Jan Duggar, and David Arnesen.
It also has impacted the work of Mary Carpenter, Ilona Legesse, and Jennifer Horne. Imagine what they have had to overcome to maintain their high level of operational effectiveness!
The challenge for me is I no longer have that excuse and we are entering the winter months!