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The Top Three Questions to Ask on a Campus Interview

By: Nicholas Behm, Assistant Professor, Elmhurst College,

When I talk to graduate students planning a career in the academy, I always speak candidly with them about the dearth of tenure-line opportunities and the seemingly relentless challenges of working in the academy. So, before I address questions that should be asked on campus interviews, I want to relate what I wish I had known about the market before I went on the market.

WPA-GO Call for Graduate Committee Nominations

In July 2014 the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to current members Jessica Nastal, Kathryn Trauth Taylor, Carolyn Wisniewski, & Courtney Adams Wooten; therefore, we invite nominations for four new Graduate Committee members.

Academic Coordinator / Lecturer

Sixth College, at UC San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Sixth College (, the newest of the six undergraduate colleges at UC San Diego seeks an outstanding educator to serve as Associate Director for Art and Technology and to teach upper-division courses in public rhetoric and practical communication.

Call for Nominations: 2011-2012 CWPA Best Book Award

Please circulate widely!

The Council of Writing Program Administrators seeks nominations for its Best Book Award for 2011-2012. This award recognizes books whose authors or editors have made an outstanding contribution to the field of writing program administration over the past two calendar years.

Award Requirements

The book:

1.  Has a copyright date of 2011 or 2012.