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Committee on Undergraduate Research (March 2018) - Previous Revision


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Committee Members

Doug Downs, Co-Chair
Jenn Fishman, Co-Chair
Shannon Carter
Jane Greer
Laurie Grobman
Patti Hanlon-Baker
Joyce Kinkead
Holly Ryan
Lee Torda 

This committee is charged with the following:

  1. Give an overview of how CCCC can foster a culture of undergraduate research and create connections with other organizations that support undergraduate research. 
  2. Gather preliminary information or profiles of a sampling of programs in which undergraduates conduct research in writing curricula or programs, as well as information on undergraduate research participation at CCCC conventions and other professional conferences.
  3. Recommend dissemination venues within CCCC for undergraduate researchers in writing studies and first-year composition.
  4. Provide a rationale to the EC for further initiatives or areas of study in undergraduate research.
  5. Collaborate with the CCCC Committee on the Major in Writing and Rhetoric.
  6. Collaborate with the CCCC Committee on Research.

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