The following resolutions were passed at the CCCC Annual Business Meeting held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Indianapolis.
Whereas Adam Banks has worked as program chair to ensure all the voices in the profession are provided a platform to share their traditions and insights, especially helping us see the opportunities in the changing landscapes of technology, media, disabilities issues, LGBQT issues, rhetoric, and other venues;
Whereas he has organized our time together to foster dialogue not only among ourselves, but also with organizations and diverse individuals whose work and insights can inform our classroom and disciplinary practices, as well as our hearts and minds;
Whereas his scholarship in African American rhetoric and new media helps us see tradition and the future in new ways, and whereas his teaching inspires ways of envisioning tradition and theory to inspire a generation of young scholars; and
Whereas he has done all this work in a spirit of generosity, goodwill, collaboration, and swag;
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication express our deep appreciation to Adam Banks for his many contributions to us and to the profession.
Whereas Tracy Donhardt and the Local Arrangements Committee have provided a remarkably comprehensive Hospitality Guide that informs convention attendees of entertainment, cultural, edible, and drinkable options in Indianapolis;
Whereas Tracy Donhardt and the Local Arrangements Committee members have made themselves readily available to attendees as resources for getting around the city and the convention;
Whereas Tracy Donhardt and the Local Arrangements Committee have included a section of the guide specifically to provide information on a variety of gender-friendly nightlife options;
Whereas Tracy Donhardt and the Local Arrangements Committee have followed in the long tradition of helping convention attendees have satisfying experiences with the convention and in this year’s location of Indianapolis; and
Whereas Tracy Donhardt and many members of the Local Arrangements Committee have made these contributions to support us at the convention in spite of the limited support generally afforded contingent faculty;
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication express our deep appreciation to Tracy Donhardt and the Local Arrangements Committee by applauding their energy and efforts.