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CWPA Statement on Supporting a Diverse and Inclusive Environment

The Council of Writing Program Administrators is committed to ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment in which WPAs, the instructors in the programs they direct, and the students in those programs can continue to thrive and learn. Consequently, we are committed to explicitly acting against any programs, policies, or other structures in society and schools that produce inequality, division, exclusion, or unfair advantage to any one group by luck of birth.

Call for Nominations and Self-Nominations: CWPA Secretary and Treasurer

Call for Nominations and Self-Nominations: CWPA Secretary and Treasurer

The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) invites nominations from its members for individuals wishing to serve as the organization’s Secretary, Treasurer, or Secretary/Treasurer. This is an opportunity for individuals to contribute their talents and time to the important work we do and to serve as a leader of the organization.  The call for nominations/self-nominations is attached.!--break--

CWPA 2018 in Sacramento

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Now that the deadline for CWPA Conference proposals has passed, it's time to start California dreaming.  Sacramento is a lovely city, and our conference theme, "What if We Tried This? Innovating Writing Programs," reflects both the needs of our organization and the spirit of innovation that is California.

CFP: CWPA Best Book Award for 2015

Please circulate widely!

The Council of Writing Program Administrators seeks nominations for its Best Book Award for 2015. This award recognizes books whose authors or editors have made an outstanding contribution to the field of writing program administration over the past calendar year.

Award Requirements

The book:

Register for CWPA 2016 in Raleigh, NC!

Registration is now open for the CWPA 2016 conference in Raleigh, NC! We'll be talking about "Engaging Multiple Perspectives in and about Writing Program Administration." Early registration rates are available through May 31, 2016. For registration information, please visit: http://www.carolinaswpa.org/cwpa2016/about-the-conference/registration/

Call for editors for WPA: Writing Program Administration

Please see the attached call for a new editorial team for WPA: Writing Program Administration. The term of our current, amazing editorial team (Barb L’Eplattenier, Lisa Mastrangelo, and Sherry Rankins-Robertson) will expire in Spring 2017, so Rita Malenczyk is heading the search committee for a new editor (or editors) in her capacity as chair of the Publications Committee.

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