SIOUX CITY– Leslie Werden, associate professor of English at Morningside College, recently presented and served as a committee chair at the Conference on College Composition and Communication 2018 Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.
Werden presented during the session “Career Quest: Navigating a Future in Composition, Rhetoric, and Writing Studies.” She also served as chair for the newcomers’ committee, a group that welcomes approximately 800 new members to the conference each year.
The convention draws more than 3,000 college faculty members from across the nation every spring. They gather to hear award-winning speakers, attend presentations by colleagues, and network to learn about best practices in the field.
Werden joined the Morningside faculty in 2006 as a member of the English department. In the fall of 2017, she became the chair of the English and Modern Languages Department. She has a doctorate in English from the University of North Dakota.