CWPA President's blog
Rita Malenczyk, CWPA Vice President and 2013 CWPA Conference chair, has released information about this year's conference. For details, please point your browser to this site [updated to Internet Archive version}:
I invite you to visit and bookmark the new CWPA Mentoring Project Blog going live today on our Web site. Throughout this inaugural year, the blog will be exploring issues of diversity, difference, and identities in WPA work. Every other day for these next few weeks, they will add a featured post from one of our colleagues. Check out the opening post for more information and add your voice to this important conversation: http://wpacouncil.org/mentoring-blog
The TYCA-West conference was a wonderful event again this year. As always, terrific colleagues gathered at Salt Lake Community College for two days of highly interactive sessions, with plenty of opportunities for lively discussion.
At the July meeting in Albuquerque, the CWPA Executive Board voted to revise the membership fees, which had not been adjusted in many years.
Beginning September 1, 2012, CWPA membership rates will be as follows:
Graduate Students: $20
Not on Tenure Track: $20
Sustaining: $60 (voluntary)
Dear CWPA Members,
As you may know, the Council of Writing Program Administrators is in the process of becoming incorporated. We would like to have the approval of our membership for the last stage of that process. Thus, the Council of Writing Program Administrators (the unincorporated association) will hold a vote of the membership by paper ballot at the 2012 Summer Conference, on the following question:
Here is the 5/11/12 draft version of the printed program for the 2012 CWPA conference in Albuquerque. As you will notice, the program is packed this year. If you notice any issues, please email Duane Roen (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Margaret Munson (email@example.com) no later than Tuesday, May 15, at noon.