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In Writing

Identifier: GV086-02

Scope and Contents

In Writing is the Grand Valley State University Department of Writing's newsletters. The publication includes articles about department events, faculty, students, and alumni and features pieces written by faculty, students and staff. The collection contains issues from 2004-2005 and 2009-2017.


  • 2004 - 2017


Access to the Materials

Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.

Administrative History

The Department of Writing is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Its mission is "to develop in students the ability to write well in a variety of contexts and to promote good writing and good writing pedagogy in our academic and non-academic communities." In addition to a writing major and minor, the department coordinates the First-Year Writing Program, required for all undergraduates at Grand Valley. The Writing Department advises for the student publications fishladder and InWriting and organizes the annual Poetry Night event during the Fall Arts Celebration.


0.24 Linear feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Writing Department. In Writing
Annie Benefiel
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Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Seidman House
1 Campus Drive
Allendale MI 49401 United States