Colorado State University

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The English department at CSU is a vibrant and diverse community comprised of poets and linguists, literacy researchers and teacher educators, novelists and literary scholars, and rhetoricians and composition specialists. This department is home to 35 tenure stream faculty, 48 contract, continuing, or adjunct faculty, 6 administrative personnel, and approximately 325 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students. We share a passion for exploring the multiple and dynamic ways that the English language is used to meet the demands of life in the twenty-first century. Students, staff, and faculty are committed to inclusive excellence, intellectual growth, and the creation of a more just and sustainable world. Moreover, the department houses the University Composition program that serves over 6,000 students across lower- and upper-division writing and rhetoric courses focused on preparing students to succeed in university and professional writing contexts. We offer ten lower-division and upper-division courses in writing and rhetoric, including College Composition (CO150), Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (CO301B), Writing in Digital Environments (CO302), and Principles of Digital Rhetoric and Design (CO402). To learn more about the Department, visit our web site at: