News & Announcements

What Makes a Good (Virtual) Campus Visit to a Two-Year College?

By: Jeffrey Klausman, Whatcom Community College

Last spring, my colleagues and I successfully completed a hiring process for a new full-time faculty member in English. By “successful,” I mean not only that we made a hire, but that we hired the person whose experience and interests most closely matched our needs. How did this one person rise to the top? How was he, along with a half-dozen other candidates, selected for an interview? Here’s the best answer I can give: He brought us something we needed.

Call for Applications: 2014 CCCC Graduate Student Travel Grants

The Writing Program Administrators Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) & the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) are pleased to offer at least six travel grants of $100 each (plus admission to the CWPA Breakfast at CCCC) to current graduate students presenting at or in association with the 2014 Conference on College Composition & Communication, to be held March 19-22 in Indianapolis, IN.


Eligibility & Special Considerations:

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

Two Assistant Professor Tenure Track Positions in Writing Studies and Composition--Hofstra University

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Writing Studies and Composition
Two Anticipated Faculty Openings for Writing Studies and Composition

Pre-doctoral Diversity Fellowship in Writing at Ithaca College

The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowships for 2014-15. The fellowships support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.

The Department of Writing is one of the host departments currently seeking a Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow. Prior to August 16, 2014, the fellow must be advanced to candidacy at his or her home institution with an approved dissertation proposal.