News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note to WACClearinghouseNews@gmail.com.

Tips for Teaching and Assessing Writing (for Faculty in All Disciplines)
April 27, 2018
Tips for Teaching and Assessing Writing (for Faculty in All Disciplines)

This GradHacker post by Brady Krien makes a nice handout. If you're doing a workshop or talk for graduate teaching assistants in programs across the curriculum, it can serve as lovely leave behind.

Is WAC Part of Your Tenure and Promotion Story?
April 25, 2018
Is WAC Part of Your Tenure and Promotion Story?

Christine Tulley, professor of English and the academic career development coordinator for the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Findlay, shares smart advice on creating a compelling tenure and promotion narrative. One of her prompts for faculty includes looking at their contributions to writing assessment and writing across the curriculum.

WEC Institute and Symposium
April 7, 2018
4th Biennial WEC Symposium

The WEC Institute and WEC Symposium  will be held April 18-20th at the University of Minnesota.

WAC Standing Group Seeks Members and Incoming Chair
April 7, 2018
WAC Standing Group Seeks Members and Incoming Chair

Join the group or nominate its next chair.

WAC Clearinghouse Seeking Associate Editors
March 23, 2018
WAC Clearinghouse Seeking Associate Editors

The search for associate editors for our book series is now closed and applications are under review. 

Help Launch a New WAC Organization
November 1, 2017
AWAC

A working group has been meeting for the past several months to develop a framework for the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum (AWAC).

IWAC 2018 On Tap
November 1, 2017
IWAC 2018

The International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference will be held at Auburn University on June 4-6, 2018. Registrations are being accepted.

WAC-GO Seeks New Members
October 27, 2017
WAC-GO

The Writing Across the Curriculum Graduate Organization (WAC-GO) seeks to increase mentoring to and support for graduate students with an interest in Writing Across the Curriculum research, program administration, or teaching.

Book of the Year Awards
October 23, 2017
Book of the Year Awards

Asao B. Inoue's book, Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies: Teaching and Assessing Writing for a Socially Just Future, has been selected as the winner of both the 2017 CCCC Outstanding Book Award and the Council of Writing Program Administrators Outstanding Book Award.