The following resolutions were passed at the CCCC Annual Business Meeting held on Saturday, April 15, 2000, in Minneapolis, MN:
Resolution 1: Honoring Wendy Bishop
WHEREAS Wendy Bishop has distinguished herself as a poet, ethnographer, compositionist, and teacher,
WHEREAS she has provided us with the space and energy to explore provocative, radical, and exciting options so that we can reinvent ourselves for the new millennium,
WHEREAS she has succeeded in inventing a conference that moved us beyond the mainstream and helped us educate the imagination and reimagine education,
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the fifty-first meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication celebrate and commend Wendy Bishop for an exciting and thought-provoking program.
Resolution 2: Honoring Lisa Albrecht and the Local Arrangements Committee
WHEREAS Lisa Albrecht and the entire Local Arrangements Committee have kept their promise to the attendees of the fifty-first CCCC Convention of providing us with an invigorating, intellectual event,
WHEREAS she has shared with us diverse communities of local writers, artists, and musicians,
WHEREAS her work in the areas of social justice and civil rights, with special emphasis on racism and homophobia, inspires us all,
WHEREAS her infectious humor in the face of her daunting organizational responsibilities has made us feel welcome and at home in the Twin Cities in ways that would make her mother proud,
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the 2000 Conference on College Composition and Communication acknowledge and applaud Lisa Albrecht and the entire Local Arrangements Committee for their wonderful efforts.