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Faculty, Writing Center Coordinator, Full-Time, Temporary, Fall 2014

General Statement of Duties:

This faculty member will coordinate the work of the university’s Mary G. Walsh Writing Center and teach courses in the english department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Great Results from the WPA-GO Breakfast Buddy Event at the 2013 CWPA Conference!

The Mentoring and Professional Development Committee is proud to present a mini-report about the “Breakfast Buddies” event from the 2013 summer WPA conference in Savannah. As you may know, last year was the first iteration of Breakfast Buddies. As we hope there will be many more are to come, we are using last year’s feedback to constructively critique the program, making it better for future CWPA appearances.

Call-Out for 2014 CWPA Roundtable Participants in Three WPA-GO Sponsored Mentoring Sessions

The WPA Graduate Organization’s (WPA-GO) Mentoring and Professional Development Committee is searching for colleagues, graduate students, and faculty mentors to participate in three roundtable mentoring sessions at the 2014 CWPA Conference. WPA-GO sponsors professional development sessions that support the preparedness and confidence of graduate students interested in WPA work. This year’s roundtable topics are described below.

Important note: Please know that an individual can participate in no more than two sessions, in any capacity, at this year’s CWPA conference.

Lecturer in Discipline

Columbia University Undergraduate Writing Program in the Department of English and Comparative Literature invites applications for Lecturers in Discipline to begin July 1, 2014. Lecturers will teach first-year writing and provide leadership in theme-based writing course development. One-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for up to five years contingent on satisfactory performance.

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.

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