OT -- am retiring from Rutgers

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  1. camdenlawprof

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    I've decided that 33 years -- half my life -- of being a professor is enough, and that this will be my last semester in the classroom. I just want to do other things with my remaining life.
     
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    Congrats. My dad retired about 5 years ago from Camden physics department. Gave nearly 45 years of teaching.
     
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    Good for you camdenlawprof enjoy a long and fruitful retirement...
     
  4. RU4Real

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    Learn to sail.
    Buy a boat.
    See the world.
     
  5. Abro1975

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    2 more years for me. I want to travel more. I Like my current job, not my immediate manager.
     
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    Become a Bama fan
     
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    now you can build one of those boats in a bottle.
     
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    Congratulations!
     
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    Congrats CamdenLaw...great run!
     
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    fify
     
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    Well, I'm not entirely in agreement that it's as dire as you suggest.

    You definitely have to spend money to fix the boat. But if you bought a vacation house on a lake somewhere, you'd have to spend money to fix that, too. So for me, it's a wash.
     
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    Congrats and good luck!
     
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    I will admit it is tough to see the world from the back deck of a lake house, so the boat definitely has that going for it.
     
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    Congrats and best of rest of life!
     
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    Congrats.
     
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    Camden, the best to you. Are you planning on staying on the east cost or coming back to California?

    I've always enjoyed our correspondences here on the ACADEMIC board, and I hope you continue to do so. I've always admired your points of view. Anyway, best of luck to you.
     
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    Congrats and enjoy
     
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    Congratulations. Thank you for your service to RU and good luck in your next adventure.
     
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    Congrats!

    I am jealous. I am at least a decade away from retirement but I am already looking forward to it. :D
     
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    Congrats CamdenLaw! Hope you will keep posting.
     
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    Good luck! 33 years is a long time, and you must have enjoyed being a law professor. You made it through some lean years starting in 2008.
     
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    Get a friend that has a boat.
     
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    Congratulations on your upcoming retirement and best wishes for enjoying your newly found free time by living your life to the fullest. Hope to see you continue posting on these boards.
     
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    Mazel tov!

    So no transferring for your final year, huh.

    Hope you remain happy and healthy doing whatever it is that will keep you busy.
     
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    Congrats!
    For your retirement, you can do what @SkilletHead2 did and become an overgrown hobbit.
     
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    My dad retired from Rutgers two years ago. Was teaching there for 45 years. Congratulations.
     
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    Congratulations
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    Two words, Camden: New Zealand

    Seriously, congratulations on your decision! And please do consider New Zealand as a stop on your world tour.

    You are way older than I had you pictured (not as old as me, but I figured you were about 40!).

    I think about retirement. Moms Skillethead is backing down to .35 soon and she is five years younger than me. But I still like doing what I'm doing and the University seems to appreciate my contributions!

    My older brother retired from Kent State about 4 years ago. He'd been editor of the Akron Beacon Journal before becoming a prof about 25 years ago. He stayed retired for about 3 years and now he's the Public Defender for a county near Kent State. Didn't like the retired life!

    Sounds like you are looking for something else do other than being a world traveler bum! It's all out there. Have a great time exploring options. My brother is loving defending people who have no other option for counsel, and he is super good at it.

    Me? I'm actually writing from a resort lounge in Moorea right now (part of Tahiti -- where the Bali Hai mountain is). Pretty nice, but I'm not really a sun and sand guy.

    [​IMG]
     
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    May I ask your name? I graduated from Rutgers-Camden in 1987. Perhaps you were one of my professors.
     
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    Congrats! When you know it's time, there is no better time.
     
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    Good luck Professor! I enjoy your posts so please don't retire from this site
     
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    Congrats - I retired from RU 14 years ago thanks to early out from Gov. McSleazy
     
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    Congrats and best luck CLP. Should we now call you CamdenLawProfEmeritus?
     
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    Congrats!! You'll have to tell us how you like it. I'm about 75% sure I'm going to take a package this year and retire, also, after 30 years. I still like my job and my boss, but I've been thinking that I want to enjoy some years where I'm (hopefully) still fairly healthy - especially having had a few close friends die in the past year or two at my age or younger. The old saying probably applies: nobody ever was on their death bed wishing they had worked more.
     
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    Congrats. Bac's 100,000 post standard can be a new bucket list goal for you now.
     
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    Congrats and wish you the best.
     
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