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Building on the tradition, excitement, and rich learning experiences of past IWCA Summer Institutes . . .

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
Clark University, 2004
University of Kansas, 2005
Stanford University, 2006
Oregon State University, 2007 . . .

We’re delighted to announce the 6th annual IWCA Summer Institute for Writing Center Directors and Professionals

Sunday, July 20 – Friday, July 25, 2008
University of Wisconsin-Madison (virtual tour:

Join co-chairs Lisa Ede (Oregon State University), Paula Gillespie (Marquette University), and Brad Hughes (University of Wisconsin-Madison), plus six outstanding leaders (to be announced soon), plus a great group of Madison writing-center professionals and students, plus 50 wonderful participants from around the US and the world for in-depth and critical discussions about various topics of importance to writing center administration (more info when you download the full announcement at

Anticipated registration fee: $600 (same as 2007; includes an opening dinner and lunches four days)
Conference-center lodging: $81/night (one block from the conference center; includes breakfast each morning)

Participation will be limited to the first 50 registrants.

Registration opens: **Friday, February 15, 2008**

Questions about the summer 08 institute? Please contact co-chair and local host Brad Hughes; Director, Writing Center; Director, Writing Across the Curriculum; University of Wisconsin-Madison (; 608-263-3823).