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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric (Literacy Studies)/Assistant Director of Composition at UCF

The University of Central Florida (UCF Department of Writing and Rhetoric is pleased to
invite applications for an assistant professor of Writing and Rhetoric with expertise in
literacy studies, especially specializations in multilingual literacy, community literacy,
and/or language policy. The successful applicant would serve as assistant director of
First-Year Composition (which is an internal university title), assisting the director of
Composition with curriculum development, assessment, and GTA training, and would be

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric (Literacy Studies)/ Assistant Director of Composition at UCF

The University of Central Florida (UCF Department of Writing and Rhetoric is pleased to
invite applications for an assistant professor of Writing and Rhetoric with expertise in
literacy studies, especially specializations in multilingual literacy, community literacy,
and/or language policy. The successful applicant would serve as assistant director of
First-Year Composition (which is an internal university title), assisting the director of
Composition with curriculum development, assessment, and GTA training, and would be

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric (Digital/Multimodal Writing and Rhetoric) at UCF

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of Writing and Rhetoric is pleased to
invite applications for an assistant professor of Writing and Rhetoric with expertise in
digital and multimodal rhetoric and writing. This position is a full-time, nine-month,
tenure-track academic appointment with a 3/2 teaching load. The position will begin in
August 2017.

WPA GO 2016 Graduate Committee Nominations (due Thursday 12/10)

On behalf of the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) and the Elections subcommittee, we invite you and/or your graduate student colleagues to consider a nomination for the 2016 GC elections.   Please find attached below is the Call For Nominations letter and the Nomination Form, which include all of the instructions for nominating.   

WPA-GO 2015 Graduate Committee Election

In July 2015, the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to members Christine Garcia (U of New Mexico), Brian Hendrickson (U of New Mexico), and Heather Stone (U of Utah), while Al Harahap (U of Arizona) will assume the Past Chair role.

WPA-GO 2014 Graduate Committee Election

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.

WPA-GO 2013 Graduate Committee Election - Voting Ends May 8th 11:59p.m.

If you're a grad student member of WPA-GO or CWPA, don't forget to vote in the WPA-Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) Graduate Committee (GC) Elections. Voting will close on Wednesday, May 8th at 11:59 p.m.

WPA-GO 2013 Graduate Committee Election

In July 2013, the WPA-Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) Graduate Committee will say goodbye to current members Tim Dougherty, Laurie A. Pinkert, and Patti Poblete; therefore, in order to maintain the 7-person GC as outlined in the WPA-GO Bylaws, we will elect three new GC members this year.

WPA-GO Call for Graduate Committee Nominations

WPA-GO Call for Graduate Committee Nominations

In July 2013 the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to current members Laurie A. Pinkert and Timothy R. Dougherty; therefore, we invite nominations for two new Graduate Committee members. WPA-GO especially encourages nominations of those who will bring diverse perspectives to this committee.

WPA-GO Meet and Greet at 2012 WPA Conference

The Writing Program Administrators-Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) is pleased to announce its 2012 WPA Conference Meet and Greet!

We’ll be gathering on Friday, July 20th from 8:30-10:00PM at the Q Bar located inside Hotel Albuquerque. We have reserved the Gallery Lounge and VIP Room for our event. Please arrive before 9:00 PM to avoid a cover charge.

The Q Bar dress code is business causal. See link for specifications: http://www.hhandr.com/documents/DRESSCODE2011.pdf

Drinks and tapas will be available while they last!

We hope you’ll join us for live music and dancing, and to meet new colleagues and greet old friends!

Looking forward to seeing you in Albuquerque,


Jacob Babb, Genesea M. Carter, and Laurie Pinkert (Chair)

WPA-GO Events Committee