News & Announcements

Learning From Outside the Classroom

Education inside a classroom is a tried and experienced method of organizing schooling. Though, teachers and students have always appreciated the extra opportunities for learning provided by a variety of behavior conducted outside the classroom. These include day and housing visits, field learning, investigations conducted in the restricted area, sporting actions and music and drama productions.

"Breakfast Buddy" Mentoring Event at 2014 CWPA Conference in Normal, Illinois

WPA-GO and the CWPA Mentoring Project are excited to sponsor a "Breakfast Buddy" Mentoring Event at CWPA conference next month! Graduate students, new faculty, or first-time conference attendees who sign-up for this event will be matched with a faculty mentor “buddy” from another institution. Then, to encourage light-hearted, cross-institutional mentoring, paired buddies will meet and chat together during the conference breakfast on Friday, July 18th.


Assistant Professor of Digital Writing

Recruitment Number: F1215

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Description of position:
Western Oregon University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Writing, beginning September 2013, to broaden and strengthen our undergraduate writing curriculum. WOU is an AA/EOE employer and committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


ESL and Writing Adjunct Faculty

Writing and ESL Adjunct Faculty

Woodbury University is a small, private, non-profit university with approximately 1,600 graduate and undergraduate students. Students enroll in the School of Architecture; the School of Business; the School of Media, Culture, and Design; and the Institute of Transdisciplinary Studies.


Visiting Senior Program Coordinator—Elon University (working with Writing Center and WAC/WID)

Visiting Senior Program Coordinator
Elon University Writing Excellence Initiative (

Elon University’s Writing Excellence Initiative invites applications for a full-time, 9-month (August 2014 – May 2015) Visiting Senior Program Coordinator position in support of the Writing Center ( and the Writing Across the University Program ( The Writing Excellence Initiative is an innovative, institution-wide project designed to make writing a signature experience of every student’s Elon education.

Visiting Instructor Position at Fort Lewis College (Durango, CO)

Visiting Instructor of Writing

Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College Writing Program seeks applications for a Full-Time Visiting Instructor of Writing for a one-year appointment. The successful candidate will teach courses in our rhetoric-centered Writing Program, contribute to departmental service projects, and perform teaching-related professional development.