Place Your Bets

So a few of you have asked about this, and I thought it'd be a good thing to bet on. Tonight, at 7:04 p.m., I told a student that I've taken a new job and won't be here in the fall. The student isn't in my department, but I'm at a university of about 2,700 students.

Anyone care to bet on how long until my students hear about it and begin to ask questions (and possibly freak out)?

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Ewan said...

By next class, or lunchtime tomorrow, whichever is sooner :-).

March 23, 2009 at 11:59 PM
ash said...

Could be as soon as this morning, but it might take a little longer since the student you told is not in your department. I'll bet you get asked about this by Wednesday.

March 24, 2009 at 10:14 AM
ash said...

sooooo...what's the verdict?

March 26, 2009 at 11:32 AM
Dr. Curmudgeon said...

So far, either the grapevine has failed or there is complete disinterest. Good times! =)

March 26, 2009 at 11:56 AM
ash said...

I'll start a second round of wagering and vote no on disinterest. It's gotta be a function of the student not being from your department. When one of your students gets the news, it will spread like wild fire.

March 26, 2009 at 12:37 PM