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Contact the Graduate Writing Center



Thank you for helping us build a center that enriches our students and makes teaching and advising even more rewarding for faculty. 

Please contact the GWC at or (831) 656-2411, GWC Director Dr. Sandra Leavitt at, or GWC Deputy Director Aileen Houston at  

GWC Staff and Advisors

GWC Staff and Advisors

The GWC provides students with constructive feedback, guidance, and resources to improve their academic writing. We are continually refining our services to meet student and faculty needs. Please contact us with your recommendations for coaching hours, workshop topics, and resources such as books and videos.


Dr. Sandra Leavitt

Deputy Director

Aileen Houston

Writing Coaches

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Advisory Board

  • Dr. Robert Dell, Acting Provost
  • Philip Gonda, Associate Dean of Students
  • Aileen Houston, Graduate Writing Center
  • Dr. Sandra Leavitt, Graduate Writing Center and Thesis Processing Office
  • Dr. Orin (Doug) Moses, Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Jeffrey Paduan, Dean of Research
  • Thomas Rosko, University Librarian