The Jesuit Rhetoric and Composition Network 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 Jesuit institutions in the United States.
Network 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.
Chair: Renea Frey, Xavier University
Date: April 2024