WID WAC Committee

2022-2025: (9 Members)

Faculty Representatives (Name, Department, Term Ends)

  1. Christi Saindon, Chair, Communication, Theatre, & Media Production (2023)
  2. James Nichols, Secretary, History (2024)
  3. Carla McIntosh, Academy Advisement (2023)
  4. Stefan Spezio, Center for Tutoring and Academic Support (2023)
  5. Raul Luiz Armendariz, Physics (2024)
  6. Angela Ridinger-Dotterman, English (2024)
  7. Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols, Music (2025)
  8. Adam Luedtke, Social Sciences (2025)
  9. David Pham, Mathematics & Computer Science (2025)

Faculty Writing Intensive HIP Co-Coordinators

  • Melissa Dennihy, English
  • Monica Rossi-Miller, Foreign Languages & Literature

Student Representatives

  • Vacant

Liaisons

  • Arthur Corradetti, Dean for Institutional Effectiveness, Liaison to Office of Academic Affairs
  • Vacant, Steering Committee Designee

Meeting Dates & Times

  • Committee meets two times per semester, typically during club hours.
  • 2022-2023 Meeting dates/times:

Bylaws Charges

Section 28. The Committee on Writing in the Disciplines/Writing Across the Curriculum (WID/WAC)

The Committee on WID/WAC shall consist of the director or one co-director of the WID/WAC Program, nine (9) faculty members from different departments who have participated in WID/WAC professional development and one (1) student.

The Committee on WID/WAC shall:

  1. Oversee and make recommendations to the Academic Senate related to the WID/WAC Program;

  2. Review and recommend changes in the criteria for a writing intensive (WI ) class to the Academic Senate for its approval;

  3. Oversee a continuing WID/WAC Faculty Professional Development Program with the Office of Academic Affairs;

  4. Hear and decide student cases requesting a waiver from any WI degree requirements;

  5. Provide a list of current WI-certified classes and the instructors certified to teach WI classes to the department chairs who will make the final decision on the designation of a course or section as WI each semester;

  6. Ensure through a certification and recertification process that all classes designated as WI meet the criteria for a WI class.

  7. Provide the Committee on Committees with a list of faculty members who are participating in the WID/WAC program.

Steering Committee Suggested Charges/Committee Goals

The Steering Committee supports the 20-21 WID/WAC annual report which provides a list of issues to work on for the coming year.  In addition, please add a contact email/phone number next to the postings of upcoming scheduled committee meetings for those who wish to attend a committee meeting.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery exterior in the afternoonOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.