National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)Graphic announcing NCFDD membership

We are pleased to announce that the University of Florida has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) as an Institutional Member. NCFDD is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty,
postdocs, and graduate students at more than 450 colleges and universities. ​This initiative came about as a result of collaborative work between the Faculty Senate Chair, Associate Provost for Academic & Faculty Affairs, and the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer. 

​Membership resources provide a rich selection of options that will be of interest to all faculty ranks, postdocs, graduate students, and administrators. 

NCFDD provides a variety of virtual programs and resources including: 

  • Weekly Monday Motivator 
  • Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars 
  • Monthly Guest Expert Webinars 
  • Faculty Success Program, an intensive virtual bootcamp
  • Access to Multi-Week Courses 
  • Access to Dissertation Success Curriculum for graduate students 
  • Private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring, problem-solving, & moderated writing challenges 
  • Monthly accountability buddy matches 
  • Access to 14-Day Writing Challenges 
  • Access to the Member Library that includes past webinar materials, referrals, and readings 

A few webinars that are particularly relevant to administrators include:

  1. Rethinking Mentoring Multi-Week Course
  2. Managing Multiple Roles: How to be a Faculty Member and an Administrator
  3. Department Chair Intensive Multi-Week Course
  4. Successful Strategies for Faculty Diversity: Valuing Faculty Work that Promotes Equity

To claim free access to our Institutional Membership, complete the following steps: 

1)  Go to http://www.facultydiversity.org/join 

2)  Choose University of Florida from the drop-down menu. 

3)  Select “Activate my Membership” 

4)  Complete the registration form using your institutional email address (i.e. @ufl.edu) 

5)  Go to your UF email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email. 

 If you have any questions about the membership, please contact: Antonio Farias via email at antoniofarias@ufl.edu or by phone at (352) 392-6917. If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at Membership@FacultyDiversity.org