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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: for full details on how to submit proposals and/or to register. See you in Philadelphia!

Tenure Track Assistant Professor - UC Santa Barbara

The Writing Program at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a specialization in Digital and Multimodal Writing, beginning July 1, 2016. Requirements are a terminal degree in Writing Studies, Rhetoric, Composition, or a related field; demonstrated research and teaching excellence in digital and multimodal writing; experience teaching writing to undergraduates. Particularly desirable secondary areas of emphasis include scientific communication, professional writing, and writing program administration.


Lecturer with (Potential) Security of Employment, Writing and Literature, UC Santa Barbara

UCSB seeks applicants for an LSOE or LPSOE (a security of employment or pre-security of employment lecturer track position with primary emphasis on teaching) for a joint appointment split 50/50 between the College of Creative Studies and the Writing Program of the College of Letters and Science.


Full time lecturer, UC Santa Barbara Writing Program

The University of California, Santa Barbara, Writing Program invites applications for full-time lecturers to join a vibrant and dynamic program, beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Lecturers teach lower- and upper-division courses, including introductory writing courses for a variety of students and advanced courses in humanities, social sciences, and various professional areas. The Writing Program also has a writing minor. Additionally, Writing Program lecturers are integrally involved in program governance, development, and innovation. Ph.D.


Call for Nominations - CWPA Executive Board Members and Vice President

Call for Nominations for CWPA Executive Board and Vice President Elections

In July 2011 the CWPA Executive Board will say goodbye to members Melissa Ianetta, University of Delaware; Brian Huot, Kent State University; and Susan Thomas, University of Sydney. Additionally, Joe Janangelo, Immediate Past President, Loyola University (Chicago) will leave the Executive Board; Linda Adler-Kassner will succeed him as Past President; and Duane Roen will become CWPA President.

QEP -Writing Center Director

Quality Enhancement Plan Project Director Job Description

Bethune-Cookman University

Position: Quality Enhancement Plan: Wildcats Write Project Director

Reports to: Vice President for Academic Affairs

Duties: Serves as the primary operational steward and coordinator of the QEP, Wildcats
Write, and is responsible for the day-to day-effectiveness of the QEP project.

� Effective oral and written communication skills and competence for conducting

� Ability to meet deadlines for reports and assignments.


WPA Mentoring Project Report

To: Our WPA Colleagues

From: Joe Janangelo, Duane Roen, and Sheldon Walcher

Subject: Preface and Executive Summary of The CWPA Mentoring Survey

Date: March 8, 2010


We are writing to thank everyone who took of The WPA Mentoring Survey and to share this summary of the report we presented to the CWPA Executive Committee. This report has 3 parts:

I. Introduction and Three Key Findings