News & Announcements

Visiting Senior Program Coordinator—Elon University (working with Writing Center and WAC/WID)

Visiting Senior Program Coordinator
Elon University Writing Excellence Initiative (

Elon University’s Writing Excellence Initiative invites applications for a full-time, 9-month (August 2014 – May 2015) Visiting Senior Program Coordinator position in support of the Writing Center ( and the Writing Across the University Program ( The Writing Excellence Initiative is an innovative, institution-wide project designed to make writing a signature experience of every student’s Elon education.

Visiting Instructor Position at Fort Lewis College (Durango, CO)

Visiting Instructor of Writing

Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College Writing Program seeks applications for a Full-Time Visiting Instructor of Writing for a one-year appointment. The successful candidate will teach courses in our rhetoric-centered Writing Program, contribute to departmental service projects, and perform teaching-related professional development.


Call for Applications: 2014 CWPA Graduate Student Travel Grants

The Writing Program Administrators Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) & the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) are pleased to offer at least six travel grants of $100 each to current graduate students presenting at the 2014 Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, to be held July 17-20 in Normal, IL.

Eligibility & Special Considerations:

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

Writing Fellows, Haverford College

Haverford College will hire two Writing Fellows for the College Writing Program in academic year 2014-15. We solicit applications in different fields and disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. We are particularly interested in postdoctoral candidates who bring expertise in public speaking and oral communication; writing as social practice; science writing; or digital writing, etc., and who are prepared to teach a diverse student body.

Announcing the Publication of Invasion of the MOOCs

Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promise and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses is a new essay collection from Parlor Press exploring the use of MOOCs in education. The book is available for purchase in print or it can be downloaded for free under a Creative Commons license via the Parlor Press website:


Call for Papers: Winter 2014 Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly

Call for Papers Announcement:

The Winter 2014 (Vol. 18, Iss. 4) Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent double-blind-peer-reviewed print journal, is now accepting submissions for its special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice. Articles may explore issues of theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including qualitative and empirical studies and discussions of pedagogy.