Assistant Professor Percy is coming up for tenure in a year and has been told that she really needs one more article accepted in a refereed journal to have a shot. She submitted an article to a journal six months ago and, when she recently inquired about its status was told that she should hear in about two weeks. Another two months go by. Professor Percy sees a solicitation for a special issue of another journal for which her article seems appropriate. She sends it off and crosses her fingers.
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