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teacher appreciation day

updated sun 30 jun 96


LOWELL BAKER on mon 3 jun 96

It's time once again to say thanks to that special teacher who
touched our lives. Just do it...

Yesterday I attended yet another teacher retirement reception.
Three faculty retiring represented almost 80 years of service to the
teaching profession. The interesting aspect of this set of
retirements is that each is planning to come back to the University
for as long as we need them to teach as part time faculty at
incredibly low wages.

So take a minute and thank just one of those people who have helped
you get where you are.

This day will occur at random times throughout the year so be

W. Lowell Baker
The University of Alabama