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News

Funding for WI Courses

May 9, 2017

Historically, The Campus Writing Program (CWP) has sought to fund all WI courses according to a 1:20 faculty-to-student ratio ($110 for every student beyond enrollment of 20 and up to 300 students). This funding has exceeded CWP’s allocation each year and thus created a deficit. 

Due to recent budgetary cuts, the Campus Writing Board voted to create a new committee that would determine how best to distribute WI funds across campus and remain within CWP's Other Teaching Staff (OTS) Allocation. Department/Program chairs now respond to a brief survey on all WI courses eligible for funding (each semester has two funding rounds). The WI Funding committee uses those responses and other data to make funding decisions.

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National Day on Writing Activities

Oct. 14, 2016

On October 20th, to help celebrate the National Day of Writing, we will have a venue in the Student Union from 10am-2pm! At this venue, we’ll celebrate writing at Mizzou with events such as: Pizza for a Poem, Photo Collage of MU Writers, Writing Marathons, and more! 

Writing Marathons are a simple and fun way to encourage writers to explore the social aspects of writing while getting out and being inspired by the environment around them. There are three steps to a Writing Marathon:

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Welcome Lina Trigos-Carrillo to the Campus Writing Program

Sept. 30, 2016

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We welcome Dr. Lina Trigos-Carrillo, Post-doctoral Fellow and Coordinator for CWP!  Dr. Trigos-Carrillo graduated in spring 2016 from MU with a PhD in Literacy Education and a Certificate in Qualitative Research. 

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Events

Faculty Writing Retreat (FULL)

June 2, 2017

9:00am - 3:00pm

Conley House

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Teaching ESL Writers in Your Undergraduate Classroom

August 18, 2017

8:45am - 12:00pm

215 Tate Hall

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