Writing Intensive Committee


MEETING DATES 2017-2018:

September 12 at 11 a.m.

November 14 at 11 a.m.

January 22 at Noon


2017-2018 Submission due dates for new WI course designations:

Spring 2018 courses: proposals should be received by September 6, 2017

Summer 2018 courses: proposals should be received by November 8, 2017

Fall term 2018 courses: proposals should be received by January 18, 2018

Send proposals to Caitie Finlayson, chair of the committee.
Proposal Form available here: wi-new-course-form-2017

WI Committee Members for 2017-2018

  • 2019 Caitie Finlayson (Assistant, CAS) – Chair
  • 2018 Emile Lester (Associate, CAS) – Secretary
  • 2019 Sushma Subramanian (Assistant, CAS)
  • 2020 Laura Bylenok (Assistant, CAS)
  • 2020 Emily Stanley (Assistant, CAS)
  • Ex-officio Gwen Hale, Director of the Writing Center and Writing Program

For more information about the Writing Intensive Program, go to the Writing Intensive Program webpage. DUTIES 2.8.7 The committee’s duties are to: .1 Study and recommend to the University Faculty Council procedures and criteria for approval, deletion, and alteration of course offerings in the writing intensive Across-the-Curriculum requirement; .2 Review and approve or reject proposals from the various departments for courses to be designated writing intensive; .3 Review at its discretion the frequency of offering and general relevance of courses so designated and make recommendations for changes as appropriate; .4 Perform any and all additional duties, such as evaluating transfer credit, pertaining to the committee at the request of the committee chair; .5 Make information available regarding the procedures and deadlines for proposing courses to the general education committee; and .6 Perform other duties as assigned by the UFC.