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Where Is Academe’s Collegial Buzz? The Locus Has Shifted

André Chung for The Chronicle

Michael Cornelius (left), chair of the English department at Wilson College, talks with a faculty assistant, Travis Tosten. Mr. Cornelius prefers to meet with colleagues in person, which is rarely a problem in his department, where office hours are long and collegiality abounds.
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Michael Cornelius, an associate professor of English at Wilson College here, spends a lot of time in his office — so much time, in fact, that his husband set up a small refrigerator, a microwave, and a Keurig coffeemaker behind his desk. Mr...

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