Empirical and theoretical research on issues in writing program administration.

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Consultant Evaluator Service

Consultant-Evaluator Service

Expert resources to assess and improve college writing programs.

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Statements and Resolutions

Statements and Resolutions

Position statements on issues of interest and concern to WPAs and Writing Programs.

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Job Board

The latest position postings in writing programs and writing centers.

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WPAs Share Responsibility to Advocate for Racial Justice

Current CWPA President Mark Blaauw-Hara shares thoughts on racial justice and the roles WPAs can play. Text is in the video description.

The CWPA Officers and Executive Board wish you the best in these challenging times. Stay safe.

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Nominations Open for CWPA Secretary

After three years of outstanding service to our organization, CWPA Secretary Jennifer Clary-Lemon is ready to hand over this position to a new colleague. Thus, The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) invites nominations from its members for individuals wishing to serve as the organization’s Secretary. This is an opportunity for individuals to contribute their talents and time to the important work we do by serving as a leader of the organization.  The Secretary serves as an ex officio member of the CWPA Executive Board. Ideally, we would like to make this appointment during fall 2020 to facilitate activity leading up to the March 2020 Executive Board meeting. 


2020 CWPA Best Book Award!

The Council of Writing Program Administrators seeks nominations for its Best Book Award for 2021. This award recognizes books whose authors or editors have made an outstanding contribution to the field of writing program administration (WPA) work over the past calendar year.


Antiracist Reading List

We are pleased to announce a reading list for antiracist resources, which can be found here. This list is simply a start and is not intended to be exhaustive. We welcome suggestions for other resources to include in future iterations, and we commit to updating this list annually to include new scholarship and fresh voices and perspectives.


2021 CWPA Graduate Research Award

The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its award recognizing outstanding scholarship by graduate students writing on issues in writing program administration.