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News

Win Horner Award Presented to English Professor

July 31, 2017

Gabriel Fried’s The Literature of Baseball course investigates why baseball, and its association with American optimism, is often used by literary writers in complex, and often ironic, ways.

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July 2017 2 Day Retreat

June 30, 2017

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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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Events

Teaching ESL Writers in Your Undergraduate Classroom

Friday, August 18, 2017

8:45am - 12:00pm

215 Tate Hall

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Faculty Writing Retreat

Friday, August 25, 2017

9:00am - 3:00pm

Conley House, 602 Sanford

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Scenario Based Thinking For Assignment Design and Assessment

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Conley House, 602 Sanford

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Faculty Writing Retreat

Friday, September 8, 2017

9:00am - 3:00pm

Conley House, 602 Sanford

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