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2011 WPA Summer Conference in Baton Rouge

Now is the time to mark your calendars for CWPA's 2011 summer events in Baton Rouge:


Workshop: July 10-13, 2011 (facilitated by Bud Weiser and Shirley Rose)

Institutes: July 14, 2011 (topics to be announced later)

Conference: July 14-17, 2011 (Theme: Frameworks for Success)

Irv Peckham (LSU) and Jim McDonald (University of Louisiana-Lafayette), the local hosts, have found a lovely site near the LSU campus for the events.


Also, I'll remind everyone of the future locations:

WPA 2010, Conversations Toward Action (July 15-18 in Philadelphia) - Ready for Proposals!!

WPA 2010 is ready for your proposals, and conference registration is open! Visit the conference home page: http://www.drexel.edu/wpa2010/ for full details on how to submit proposals and/or to register. See you in Philadelphia!

Seeking Tenure-Track WAC Director at the University of Virginia

The Office of the Provost at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position to serve as Director of Writing across the Curriculum. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2018, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations.

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Two Assistant/Associate Professor positions at the University of Virginia

The Department of English at the University of Virginia invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin July 2018:

Primary expertise in Public and Professional Writing. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching explore one or more of the following areas of study: public rhetoric, professional writing, community literacy, or public speaking.

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What if We Tried this? Call for Proposals for CWPA 2018 now open

It is a pleasure to announce that the Call for Proposals for the 2018 CWPA Conference in Sacramento, California is now open.  This year's conference theme is: What if We Tried This: Innovating Writing Programs. 

The full call for proposals is attached and available at http://wpacouncil.org/node/7907

For proposal instructions, go to:  http://wpacouncil.org/cwpa-2018-proposal-instructions.

Call for Executive Board Nominations

Call for Nominations

Executive Board, Council of Writing Program Administrators

In July 2018, the CWPA Executive Board will say goodbye to members Asao Inoue (University of Washington-Tacoma), Karen Keaton Jackson (North Carolina Central University), and Cheri Lemieux Spiegel (Northern Virginia Community College).

We therefore invite nominations for three new Executive Board members, each of whom will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2018.

The Executive Board:

Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University

Assistant Professor of Writing - First-Year Writing 

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants specializing in first-year writing for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2018.

The successful candidate will pursue an active research agenda in first-year writing, teach courses in the first-year writing and undergraduate major programs, and provide service to the department. Teaching load is competitive.

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