Program for Writing and Rhetoric

Linda Nicita, Ph.D.

Linda Nicita, Ph.D.

Director, Academic Services
Program for Writing and Rhetoric
With 29 years of experience at CU -- on both the faculty and administrative sides -- Dr. Nicita oversees operations for PWR, including budgeting, course management, faculty support, student enrollment, office logistics, and coordination with other CU units. Working closely with the Program Director and other faculty administrators, Dr. Nicita ensures that the PWR’s various curricular initiatives carry out the mission of the program.
Melynda Slaughter

Melynda Slaughter

Program Manager • Office Manager
Program for Writing and Rhetoric
Melynda performs office managerial duties to support the program. Such support includes managing its security operations and technology to ensure effective delivery of program services. She works closely with faculty, staff and students to resolve problems, answer questions, provide information and advise on technical and administrative issues. Additionally, Melynda advises the Director of Academic Services, analyzes budgetary needs and recommends solutions.
Gillenwater

Andrew Gillenwater

Admin & Technology Specialist
Program for Writing and Rhetoric
In addition to performing office administrative duties, Andrew oversees technological support for the program, including hardware/equipment maintenance and ordering, and equipment reservations. He also brings extensive event planning and event management experience to the program and coordinates holiday party planning, event promotion, and the program's awards ceremony. Additionally, Andrew works closely with faculty, staff, and students to provide support for course registration, syllabi, and general program announcements.
Carleo

Sarah Carleo

Student Assistant I
Program for Writing and Rhetoric
Vigil

Estrella Vigil

Student Assistant I
Program for Writing and Rhetoric
Wang

Amy Wang

Student Assistant I
Program for Writing and Rhetoric