News & Announcements

Call for editors for WPA: Writing Program Administration

Please see the attached call for a new editorial team for WPA: Writing Program Administration. The term of our current, amazing editorial team (Barb L’Eplattenier, Lisa Mastrangelo, and Sherry Rankins-Robertson) will expire in Spring 2017, so Rita Malenczyk is heading the search committee for a new editor (or editors) in her capacity as chair of the Publications Committee.

CFP: Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice (Edited Collection) - Deadline Extended

For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals that revisit the practice of peer review. Broadly defined as students responding to each other’s writing, peer review has been a foundational practice since its adoption from the process movement in the 1960s. Though a mainstay of the writing classroom, peer review still poses many unanswered questions for instructors.

Description of WPA-GO 2016 CCCC Travel Awards

WPA-GO will award several travel grants for CCCC 2016. These awards are as follows:  


Merit Awards ($100 each)

These awards are given to papers that make a significant contribution to the WPA profession and to writing programs and classrooms. They are determined by readers’ scores as demonstrating attention to the following criteria listed on the CFP:

WPA GO 2016 Graduate Committee Nominations (due Thursday 12/10)

On behalf of the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) and the Elections subcommittee, we invite you and/or your graduate student colleagues to consider a nomination for the 2016 GC elections.   Please find attached below is the Call For Nominations letter and the Nomination Form, which include all of the instructions for nominating.