Duke is now an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Diversity & Development (NCFDD). The NCFDD provides an external mentoring community designed to help faculty, post-docs, and graduate students increase research and writing productivity and improve work-life balance. The center offers online and on-site training workshops, leadership development programs, individual coaching, and institutional consulting. An institutional membership allows an unlimited number of graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members at an institution access to full Individual Member benefits.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Independent professional development, training, and mentoring community
Institutional Membership Benefits
- The Core Curriculum
The NCFDD's Core Curriculum is designed to teach you the 10 key skills necessary to thrive in the Academy.
- Guest Expert Webinars & Multi-Week Courses
NCFDD offers a variety of Guest Expert Webinars designed to meet the needs of faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. Their Multi-Week Courses are intensive series offered by expert facilitators to tackle the Academy's most pressing challenges.
- 14-Day Writing Challenges
The 14-Day Writing Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing in a supportive community and a little dose of electronic love.
- The Monday Motivator
One of NCFDD's most popular resources, the Monday Motivator is a weekly email that provides positive energy, good vibes, and a productivity tip. Each Monday Motivator is a micro-learning opportunity to reinforce the ideas presented in Core Curriculum webinars.
- Dissertation Success Curriculum
The Dissertation Success Program is designed for doctoral candidates who are focused on finishing their dissertation. The program is built on the assumption that there is only one way to complete a dissertation: write it!
- Buddy Matching
Monthly accountability buddy matching with fellow NCFDD members
- Discussion Forums
Private Discussion Forums for peer-mentoring & problem-solving
- Resource Library
Access to NCFDD's Member Library, which includes past webinar materials, referrals, and readings
Additionally, members under Duke's Institutional Membership receive a discount when participating in the NCFDD Faculty Success Program.
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