Campus Writing Board Graduate Student Member: Call for Nominations

The Campus Writing Program is adding a non-voting graduate student member to the Campus Writing Board to provide their own and their peers’ unique perspectives on Writing Intensive courses at MU to influence WI classes for the future. 

 The following terms apply: 

Eligibility

Only graduate students who have been teaching assistants or graduate instructors in at least one WI course will be eligible to join the CWB. Students who are members of the Missouri Graduate Professional Council (GPC) or other representative student body organization are encouraged to apply. 

Timeline

Nominations are accepted in the spring 2021 semester (deadline: April 15), reviewed by the appropriate sub-committee (Natural and Applied Sciences, Education and Social Sciences, and/or Humanities and Arts; April 19-22), approved by the Campus Writing Board (April 29). The graduate student representative’s term will begin in Fall 2021.  

Term

One academic year

Recruitment

Each academic year, one student will be recruited to the board through nomination by self, WI instructors, or student organization. Nominations will be evaluated based on number of WI courses taught, faculty recommendation, and students’ willingness to participate. 

Graduate Student Board Member Responsibilities

  • Attend CWP board meetings
  • Seek advice and feedback from peers on policies around CWP
  • Provide suggestions to board on Teaching Assistant-centric initiatives
  • Share their insights and thoughts with the board to create an inclusive environment

TO APPLY: Complete the nomination (link) prior to April 15, 2021.