Chair: Laurie Ann Britt-Smith,
College of the Holy Cross
Phone: (508) 793-3681
The Jesuit Conference on Rhetoric & Composition (JCRC) seeks to promote the study of rhetoric and writing at Jesuit colleges and universities. Through a listserv, website and meetings, members work to realize the main goal of developing connections among rhetoric/writing teachers and programs at the 27 institutions.
The Jesuit Conference on Rhetoric & Composition was featured in the March 2019 issue of AJCU’s online magazine, Connections. Visit ajcunet.edu/connections to learn more.
Conference By-laws, Article II. Purpose:
The purposes of this organization shall include (but not be limited to)
Promoting professional relationships among faculty at AJCU institutions whose teaching, research, and/or administrative works includes rhetoric and composition
Encouraging cross-institutional collaboration in scholarly, pedagogical and administrative work in issues relating to rhetoric and composition
Examining how the rhetorical tradition, Jesuit educational tradition and the Ignatian identity interact in contemporary Jesuit education
Exchanging institutional information among members to support the teaching of writing and rhetoric in Jesuit institutions