During the 2010-2011 academic year, The Writing Center, an Office for Student Success department, answered President Engstrom’s call for a “spirit of discourse” on the University of Montana campus. Writing Center staff engaged students in intellectual conversations, challenging students to develop as writers and thinkers who contribute to local and global conversations. Toward this end, The Writing Center (TWC) sustained its one-to-one tutoring services and implemented new initiatives aimed at improving student writing across the curriculum. These 2010-2011 academic year activities responded to and engendered student and faculty demand for TWC’s services as evidenced by TWC’s facilitation of 3,852 tutoring sessions with students who were writing in response to writing assignments from over 50 academic areas. TWC’s total 2010-2011 academic year contacts with students reached well over 9,362 instructional contacts. Appendix A includes samples of faculty and student testimonials regarding their Writing Center experiences during the 2010-2011 academic year.
Webster, Kelly, "The Writing Center Annual Report: 2010-2011" (2011). The Writing Center: Reports. 2.