"Giving up Tenure: Who Does That?" Me! I left academia after 15 years as a professor at Oberlin College. I have anticipated such a move--and I have never looked back. In this session I will discuss how and why I left academia, the hurdles and opportunities I had during the transition, and what things look like from the 'other side.' This is presented by Anne Trubek, founder of Belt Publishing and The Thinking Writer.