VT's actions only make sense if they already have a strong line on someone. I assume someone coming in would want his own staff, so the loss of assistants is probably a plus not a minus. But otherwise, the timing is tough for a new hire -- let alone starting a seach committee fresh at this point.
Originally Posted by UrinalCake
As far as Seth not knowing -- not sure that has much impact on a potential hire. There are few good ways to get fired, and taking the job requires a certain level of comfort with the AD anyway.
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