Writing Program

p: 704-894-2472

Mailing Address

Box 7052
Davidson, NC 28035

Shipping Address

209 Ridge Road
Davidson, NC 28035


Writing Program

The College Writing Program supports students who produce academic writing at Davidson and the faculty who teach its practices throughout the curriculum. The program sponsors writing in a variety of styles, genres, and disciplinary contexts across the college, which values writing as a core feature of undergraduates' intellectual lives.  The program promotes a robust rhetorical culture at Davidson by:

  • Offering students practice in analysis, intellectual argument, and other forms of writing associated with civic and scholarly publics
  • Fostering effective and innovative methods for teaching writing in the liberal arts
  • Guiding students in research practices and writerly ethics, with an emphasis on making fair and effective use of the work of others
  • Regularly assessing students' work as writers