Our current policy is not to disclose offers unless that information comes directly from the candidate in question. Job offers involve sensitive information exchanged between schools and prospective employees. A candidate often negotiates with a school over the terms of the contract. Other schools may have reasons to adjust their searches in light of a job offer. These and other reasons strike us as sufficient warrants for treading carefully in this area.
Saturday, December 01, 2007
IR Rumor Mill Discussion
We just realized we don't have a current thread for "meta" discussion of the Rumor Mill. Consider this it. One thing that might be worth discussing is our policy on reporting offers. We have not been entirely consistent about it this year, but it is now becoming an issue in comment moderation. This is what we wrote last time around: