promotions for women

Sat Nov 7 18:47:44 EST 1998

>Just for the record, the new Alumni Newsletter was just distributed to us
>at school. Two of those women I mentioned before have, in fact, been
>promoted to "full professorship" - whatever that means. The article in the
>newsletter just said that "having obtained board certification, Dr
>[whoever it was] has now been promoted from assistant professor to a full
>professorship," and later it said that "Dr. [someone] is pleased to
>announce the creation of a new full professorship position in the
>department, to be filled by Dr. [other woman vet] who is being promoted
>>From her existing assistant professorship."
>hillary gorman...........Official Token Female..........hillary at
> "So that's 2 T-1s and a newsfeed....would you like clues with that?"
>  hillary at for debugging your net or deworming your pet
> Net Access...The NSP for ISPs....The NOC that rocks around the clock.

I'm confused.  From assistant to full professor, with no associate professor in between?  Or 
have I got the order backwards?
Julia Frugoli
Texas A&M University
Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Crop Biotechnology Center
MS# 2123
College Station, TX 77843
FAX 409-862-4790

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