The view that writing and research are epistemic is advanced in the professional guidelines for both composition scholars (as seen in the Council of Writing Program Administrator
's "Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition" document) and for librarians (as seen in the Association of College and Research Libraries "Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.")
 Council of Writing Program Administrators
, WPA Outcomes Statement for First-year Composition.
Council of Writing Program Administrators
. WPA Outcomes Statement for FirstYear Composition.
In the Council of Writing Program Administrators, for example, the Network for Media Action has taken on this responsibility.
"WPA Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition." Council of Writing Program Administrators. 2008.
I was excited when Joe Janangelo first asked me to work with him to develop a series of mentoring panels for the 2009 Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference in Minneapolis.
Finally, because the Mentoring Project itself is an initiative undertaken by a group of people within a professional organization (Council of Writing Program Administrators), I was mindful of the work of James Paul Gee and other scholars of organizational communication regarding enactment or how discourse works within organizations not only to reproduce ideology and sets of practices, but also to promote and make possible new subject-positions and relationships.
Though I think the Council of Writing Program Administrators has an important role to play in making this expertise visible and helping its members develop it, I am mindful of Bruce Horner's warnings about such efforts.
Council of Writing Program Administrators. Evaluating the Intellectual Work of Writing Administration.
With the following invited pieces, we the editors of the Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators
open a forum for exploring issues of concern to WPAs across our wide array of administrative contexts.
This seeming division between writing program administration and computers and writing can also be seen in the debate over the inclusion of a "technology plank" in the WPA Outcomes Statement for First Year Writing, adopted by the Council of Writing Program Administrators
in 2000 (WPA: Writing Program Administration 23.1/2 (Fall/Winter 1999): 59-66.
The Council of Writing Program Administrators
is seeking nominations for its Best Book Award for 2006-2007.