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Call for Editor/Editorial Team for WPA Journal

Dear Members of the Council of Writing Program Administrators:

WPA is seeking a new Editor or Editorial Team for its official journal, WPA: Writing Program Administration.

A copy of the call for proposals is available on the WPA website at http://wpacouncil.org/node/441

A a pdf version of the call is also attached to this message.

Please consider applying for this important role in the profession, or circulate the CFP to qualified colleagues and encourage them to apply.

Thanks,

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WPA 29:1/2 (Fall 2005) in the mail

Dear Members of the Council of Writing Program Administrators:

The latest issue of WPA: Writing Program Administration (29.1/2 [Fall 2005]) was mailed out to current members several weeks ago. If you have not received your copy of the issue, please let John Tassoni, WPA Secretary pro tem, know: tassonjp@muohio.edu

Many thanks to our WPA Managing Editors--Greg Glau, Barry Maid, and Duane Roen-- and the entire Editorial Team for bringing us these thought-provoking and useful articles.

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Call for Proposals for WPA Institutional Home

Dear Members of the Council of Writing Program Administrators:

A call for proposals from institutions wishing to serve as the institutional home for the CWPA has been posted on the WPA website at this node:

http://wpacouncil.org/node/353

Many thanks to the Search Committee for the WPA Institutional Home for their work on this task.

Please let me know if you have any trouble viewing the CFP.

Shirley K Rose, President
Council of Writing Program Administrators

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Reminder: Proposals for 2006 WPA Conference due February 1

Dear WPA member:

If you are planning to submit a proposal for the 2006 WPA Conference in Chattanooga July 13-16, the February 1 deadline is quickly approaching. After February 1, proposals will be accepted on a space-available-only basis.

The call for proposals can be viewed on the WPA website at this node: http://wpacouncil.org/node/216

To submit a proposal, you will have to log in as a member.

Please let me know if you encounter difficulties in logging-in or in using the proposal submission form.

Thanks,
Shirley

Shirley K Rose, President
Ccouncil of Writing Program Admin

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New WPA Poll: Stay on the job permanently or rotate in and out?

Dear WPA member:
Please consider participating in a poll asking the following question:

"Are writing programs are better served by WPAs who remain in their jobs permanently or by WPAs who rotate in and out of the job?"

http://wpacouncil.org/node/273

You will need to log in to vote.

A similar question was asked by Linda Peterson in a survey conducted in 1985 and reported in the Spring 1987 issue of WPA.

Shirley Rose

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Reminder: Call for Proposals for 2006 WPA Conference

Dear Members of the Council of Writing Prohgram Administrators:

This is just a reminder of our Call for Proposals for the 2006 Summer Conference of the Council of Writing program Administrators in Chattanooga, Tennessee July 13-16. You can find the CFP on our website at: http://wpacouncil.org/node/216. Proposals are due February 1.

Shirley Rose
President, CWPA

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Events for WPAs at MLA in Washington, D.C.

Friends—

If you are planning to attend MLA, information about sessions and social events of interest to WPAs is posted on the WPA website at http://wpacouncil.org/node/200

You will find there information about WPA-sponsored sessions and our annual WPA at MLA party, information about the session sponsored by the Division of Teaching Writing and the Division of History and Theory of Rhetoric as well as their jointly-hosted party, and information about the CCCC-sponsored session .

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Call for Nominations to WPA Executive Board

November 2005
Call for Nominations for WPA Executive Board

WPA will hold elections for three Executive Board members this spring.

Executive Board members election:

We will be saying goodbye and thank you to Executive Board members Lauren Fitzgerald, Greg Glau, and Raul Sanchez. We therefore invite your nominations for three Executive Board members to replace those rotating off. The Executive Board oversees the WPA, its events, and its activities; creates policies and procedures for its management; and engages in special projects and initiatives. The new board members will serve for three years, with terms beginning in July of 2006.

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