About Us

The overall mission of the English Department is to promote literacy, specifically the ability to read, write and think critically, skills that are the cornerstone of a healthy democracy and key to the future of an urban area in an increasingly information-based economy.


Contact Information
Department Filing Cabinet
Department Mission Statement

For Questions About....

  • First-Year composition classes (101, 102, 105), Business Writing (306), or Scientific and Technical Writing (303), Contact the composition program: Linda Baldwin , 502-852-6896.
  • The English major, Advising in the English major, English classes, Scholarships for English majors, Contact the undergraduate program: Sherry McCroskey , 502-852-0506.
  • Graduate Courses in English, Applying to the English Graduate Program, Financial Support for English Graduate Students, Contact the graduate program: Lisa Cox , 502-852-0505.
  • Technical Support or the Computer Labs, Contact English technical support: Hung Nguyen , 502-852-6932.
  • The biennual Watson Conference or the Watson visiting professor position, and everything financial, Contact the Unit Business Manager: Robin Carroll , 502-852-7718
  • Locating an office, a class or other information about the building follow this link to our page on the Humanities Building.
  • Need assistance using Blackboard or Ulink? Please contact the IT Help Desk at 852-7997.