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Expert resources to assess and improve college writing programs.

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Statements and Resolutions

Position statements on issues of interest and concern to WPAs and Writing Programs.

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The latest position postings in writing programs and writing centers.

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WPAs Share Responsibility to Advocate for Racial Justice

Current CWPA President Mark Blaauw-Hara shares thoughts on racial justice and the roles WPAs can play. Text is in the video description.

The CWPA Officers and Executive Board wish you the best in these challenging times. Stay safe.

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CWPA Executive Board Statement in Response to the Recent Call to Boycott the Organization

We, the Executive Board of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, publicly and with great seriousness acknowledge the harm we inflicted on the members of the Outcomes Statement Revision Task Force. This statement offers our apologies for our actions, recognizes those actions as part of a larger and historical pattern in the Council, and briefly outlines immediate and long-term steps the CWPA commits to taking in order to interrogate and interrupt White supremacy in our organization. 


2021 Call for CWPA Research Grant Proposals

The Research Grants Committee (RGC) of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) invites proposals for research projects that investigate issues and practices in writing program administration. We encourage proposals that explore research on the issues that are most pressing to writing program administrators, which include but are not limited to those identified by the editors of WPA Writing Program Administration.


Council of Writing Program Administrators Call for Proposals to the 2022 MLA Convention in Washington, D.C., January 6-9, 2022 

Each year, as an allied organization, the Council of Writing Program Administrators hosts a guaranteed session  at the Modern Language Association (MLA) convention. The MLA’s presidential theme for the 2022  convention is Multilingual US.  The CWPA Liaison Committee and Mark Blaauw-Hara, CWPA’s President, invite proposals for the CWPA’s  guaranteed session. Particularly in pandemic times, we are about flexibility to accommodate proposals that line up with your work, and so we encourage you to submit any of the following types of proposals that are detailed in this news article.


2021 Call for Nominations for the Executive Board

CWPA is currently seeking nominations for a Vice President and three members of the Executive Board.