In July 2014, the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to members Jessica Nastal, Kathryn Trauth Taylor, Carolyn Wisniewski, & Courtney Adams Wooten. In order to maintain the 7-person GC as outlined in the WPA-GO Bylaws, we will elect 4 new GC members. Voting will take place for 2 weeks (January 16-31), & results will be announced in early February.
News & Announcements
Associate Professor/Professor of English
By: Jeffrey Klausman, Whatcom Community College
Last spring, my colleagues and I successfully completed a hiring process for a new full-time faculty member in English. By “successful,” I mean not only that we made a hire, but that we hired the person whose experience and interests most closely matched our needs. How did this one person rise to the top? How was he, along with a half-dozen other candidates, selected for an interview? Here’s the best answer I can give: He brought us something we needed.
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 (plus admission to the CWPA Breakfast at CCCC) to current graduate students presenting at or in association with the 2014 Conference on College Composition & Communication, to be held March 19-22 in Indianapolis, IN.
Eligibility & Special Considerations:
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Writing Studies and Composition
Two Anticipated Faculty Openings for Writing Studies and Composition
The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowships for 2014-15. The fellowships support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.
The Department of Writing is one of the host departments currently seeking a Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow. Prior to August 16, 2014, the fellow must be advanced to candidacy at his or her home institution with an approved dissertation proposal.