Writing Program (advisory)

Writing Program Advisory Committee (WPAC) The Writing Program Advisory Committee consists of six undergraduate faculty members appointed by the President, the Director of the Writing Program, the Director of the Center for Academic Resources and Pedagogical Excellence, the Director of the Writing Center, an English Department representative, the Associate Dean of The College with faculty status and the Associate Dean of the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics. The committee reviews undergraduate needs for writing instruction; advises the Director of the Writing Program; collaborates with departments regarding writing components in their curricula; and helps evaluate the writing program.

Florinda Ruiz, Chair and Director of the Writing Program

Ex Officio Voting Members

  • Paul Hanstedt, Director of the Center for Academic Resources and Pedagogical Excellence
  • Wan-Chuan Kao, English Department Representative, 2018-2021
  • Fred LaRiviere, Associate Dean of The College
  • Bill Oliver, Director of the Writing Center
  • Elizabeth Oliver, Associate Dean of the Williams School
  • Florinda Ruiz, Director of the Writing Program

Appointed Faculty Members - Two annually for 3 years

  • Jemma Levy - 2018-2020
  • Antonio Reyes - 2018-2020
  • Michael Anderson - 2018-21
  • Irina Mazilu - 2019-2020 (replacing David Bello - 2018-2021)
  • Sascha Goluboff - 2019-2022
  • Julie Kane - 2019-2022