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IWCA Travel Grant Awards and Future Leaders Scholarship Awards Announced

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

The IWCA is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Travel Grant Award. Each recipient will receive $500 to help defray the costs of attending this year’s conference. Jessica Bank, Northern Wyoming Community College Bonnie Devet, College of Charleston Aunureet Lotay, University of Manitoba Katherine Monger, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Stuart Phillips, Chapel Hill- Carrboro […]

Call for Nominations: SWCA Awards

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

The Southeastern Writing Center Association is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for our annual awards. Awards will be presented at the 2015 SWCA conference to be held at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN, February 19-21. For more information, please visit our conference site: hope to see you there! SWCA Achievement Award […]

IWAC 2014 Online Archives Available

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Research

The Twelfth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference was held in the Commons Hotel on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on June 12 through 14, 2014. The conference was chaired by Pamela Flash and hosted by the University of Minnesota’s Writing Across the Curriculum Program, Office of Undergraduate Education, and College […]

National Day on Writing Webinar, hosted by Excelsior OWL with Doug Downs as the Guest Speaker

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

At Excelsior, the OWL is hosting some activities for our first-ever NDoW celebration, and we super excited to have Doug Downs from Montana State University as our guest speaker. His presentation entitled “What We Tell Ourselves about Writing: Cultural Stories of Writing and Their Effects” will be available for everyone on Monday, October 20, from […]

Full-Time (FT1) Lecturer in Writing, Penn State Abington (Deadline: Nov. 15, 2014)

Sep 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Penn State Abington is searching for a Full-Time Lecturer in Writing to teach a variety of upper- and lower-level writing courses as well as literature and composition courses as needed. Our preference is for a nonfiction writer with a familiarity with teaching writing in digital media, but poets, fiction writers, and playwrights will be seriously […]

Changes coming from WLN

Sep 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Writing Lab Newsletter editorial staff has had an interesting summer thinking about expanding and improving WLN. And now we have some announcements and requests for your feedback. Here’s an overview of what we’re about and what questions we have for you. I’ll space out fuller explanations in several posts over the next few days […]

IWCA Logo Contest Open for Voting!

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Download a PDF with the five logo candidates and descriptions. IWCA is looking for fresh ideas for its logo. The logo should be a high quality image that functions across multiple forums and clearly captures the international spirit of our organization. Submissions were due by September 15, 2014. The winning logo will be unveiled at […]

Director of Writing and Communication Arts, Samford University (Review begins immediately)

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Samford University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Director of Writing and Communication Arts, effective August 2015. Samford University is the largest privately-supported and fully-accredited institution of higher education in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the university was founded in 1841 and has more than 300 full time faculty and more than 4,900 students. […]

Associate Director, Writing Center, Baruch College (CUNY) (Deadline: October 24, 2014)

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

You can view and apply for this job at: CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION The Baruch College Writing Center provides free professional support for undergraduate and graduate students to improve their writing and English language skills and to become more independent, confident, and versatile writers. Our professional consultants – teachers of college writing and writers themselves […]

Assistant Professor of English (Composition and Rhetoric, Writing Center Director), Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (Deadline: October 31, 2014)

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The IUPUI Department of English seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in Composition/Rhetoric who will direct our nationally recognized University Writing Center and teach in our Writing and Literacy undergraduate and graduate concentrations, beginning August 2015. The director will work with an associate director and other faculty consultants to hire, train, and supervise faculty, graduate, and […]

WC Director, Univ of Tennessee Chattanooga (Deadine: Review begins immediately)

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The UTC Library seeks a motivated, creative and user-focused professional to fill our newly created Director of the Writing and Communication Center position at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). See for the full announcement.

Assistant Director, Washington College (Maryland) Writing Center (Review begins October 6, 2014)

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Washington College seeks applications for the position of Assistant Director of its Writing Center. This is a full-time, 10-month exempt staff position. Regular hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, with occasional responsibilities on evenings and weekends. The Washington College Writing Center has a 30-year history of supporting the college’s writing program and providing individualized instruction in writing […]

Duke University Writing Studio Director (Review begins November 1, 2014)

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Studio Director The Thompson Writing Program at Duke University seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice in Writing Studies or related discipline to direct the Writing Studio, the TWP’s writing center. The Director of the Writing Studio is part of a leadership team dedicated to the teaching of first-year academic writing, support for faculty teaching […]

Trinity College, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric, FT NTT Faculty Position (Deadline: January 15, 2015)

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Trinity College Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT   06106 We invite applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track, contract renewable, faculty position with opportunities for advancement, beginning fall 2015. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include first year composition and advanced courses in rhetoric and composition.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in […]

Regis University Director of Writing and Tutorial Services (Review begins immediately)

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Regis University, located in Denver, CO, is looking for a Director for the Writing Center and Tutoring Services.  The start date is ASAP, and minimum qualifications include an MA in rhetoric and composition (or a related field) plus 3 years of experience.  Additional information can be found at

Work-in-Progress Session at IWCA-NCPTW Conference, Call for Proposals

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Works in Progress Session(s) Please join us at the IWCA Conference in Orlando to share a Work-in-Progress and receive feedback from discussion leaders and peers.  These sessions will be composed of roundtable discussions where participants discuss their current projects (10 minutes max) and then receive feedback from other researchers including discussion leaders, other WiP […]

International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference (2014) Archive Available at the WAC Clearinghouse

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Mike Palmquist has made the materials from the IWAC 2014 conference available at the WAC Clearinghouse:

MWCA Travel Grants for IWCA/NCPTW and Research Grants deadlines approaching (for MWCA members)

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

News from the MWCA  (August 2014): MWCA-Sponsored Travel Grants to 2014 IWCA/NCPTW are due by September 15, 2014 MWCA Research Grants – Due October 1, 2014 Finally, the MWCA Executive Board of Directors is currently seeking nominations for new board members. For more information about our regional organization, please check out […]

New European Writing Center Association Board Elected

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Following the elections held at the conference in Frankfurt/Oder in June, the new EWCA board has assigned the positions specified by the EWCA constitution to the current board members: Łukasz Salski – the EWCA chair for the term 2014-2016, Ann Mott – deputy chair, Doris Pany – membership secretary, Vassiliki Kourbani, Elif Demirel, and Łukasz […]

Director of Writers Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (deadline: Nov. 15, 2014)

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the Director of the Writers Workshop. The Director will oversee the daily administrative and instructional activities and outreach programs of the Writers Workshop.  The Writers Workshop provides writing support to all UIUC students, faculty, and staff in over 6000 consultations […]