Faculty and Graduate Students: University Has Joined NCFDD as Institutional Member
The University of Arkansas has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity as an institutional member. The center is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students.
They provide a variety of virtual programs and resources including:
Weekly Monday Motivator
Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars
Monthly Guest Expert Webinars
Access to Multi-Week Courses
Access to Dissertation Success Curriculum for graduate students
Private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring, problem-solving, and moderated writing challenges
Monthly accountability buddy matches
Access to 14-Day Writing Challenges [next one begins March 19; sign up after you activate your account]
Access to the Member Library that includes past webinar materials, referrals, and readings
To claim your free institutional membership, complete the following steps:
- Go to www.facultydiversity.org/join
- Choose your institution from the drop-down menu.
- Select "Activate my Membership"
- Complete the registration form using your institutional email address (i.e. @uark.edu)
- Go to your institution email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click "Activate Account" in the email.
If you have any questions about the membership, please contact: Kathryn A. Sloan, vice provost for faculty affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at Membership@FacultyDiversity.org.
Membership to NCFDD was made possible by the offices of the Chancellor, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, the Graduate School, and the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.
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