Rhetoric & Composition Advisory Committee

The Rhetoric & Composition Advisory Committee is charged with the following:

  • Articulation of writing theory and practice within the department.
  • Recommendation of policies and procedures for first- and second-year writing courses (0900, 1000, and 2001), advanced courses that engage rhetoric and composition.
  • Recommendation of textbooks for writing courses.
  • Training and performance evaluation of non-tenure track faculty and graduate assistants teaching writing courses.
  • Placement policies and procedures for incoming freshmen and transfer students.
  • In conjunction with the University Writing Center and WAC Program, promotion of writing as a university-wide activity.
  • Promotion and coordination of research opportunities in writing theory and practice.

2017-2018 R&C Advisory Committee Members

  • Jessie Blackburn
  • Bret Zawilski
  • Elizabeth Carroll
  • Georgia Rhoades
  • Ben Good
  • Andy Hill