ncfddThe University of Colorado Boulder is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).
The center provides extensive professional development, training, and mentorship opportunities to over 175,000 academics (faculty, postdocs, and graduate students) across a wide range of colleges and universities across the US. CU Boulder’s institutional membership includes free sub-account memberships for CU faculty, academic professionals, and graduate students, providing access to NCFDD’s extensive online resources including workshops, webinars, and seminars.

Yearly Workshop and Resource Highlights

NCFDD has extensive resources that are available at any time as well as classes and workshops that occur throughout the year.

The Core Curriculum - In addition to its panels and webinars on a wide variety of subjects relevant to faculty, NCFDD offers a regular series of skills-based courses to support faculty throughout their career. These include Overcoming Academic PerfectionismHow to Develop a Daily Writing Practice, and How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities, among others.

 14-Day Writing Challenge - register for our upcoming challenge to experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability.

 Resource Library - over 130 webinars with topics ranging from academic publishing to healthy relationships in academia.

Upcoming Events

See the NCFDD event page for upcoming opportunities.

Request for Proposals: Faculty Success Grants

The Office of Faculty Affairs invites applications from faculty interested in participating in the Faculty Success Program (FSP) sponsored by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). NCFDD’s Faculty Success Program (FSP) is a twelve-week program that promotes evidence-based and humanizing strategies for writing productively, provides access to a specialized platform for tracking activities, time, and goal attainment, offers individualized coaching on a weekly basis, and places participants in small peer working groups that feature online interaction and weekly conference calls. 

More information about the RFP can be found here.

Applications have closed for the 2022-2023 year. The deadline for the 2023-2024 proposals will be Friday, September 8, 2023.

New to NCFDD? Set Up Your Account!

  1. Visit the CU Boulder institutional landing page on the NCFDD website
  2. Select “Activate my Membership.”
  3. Complete the registration form using your campus email address.
  4. Go to your campus email to find a confirmation/welcome.
  5. Once your account is activated, you can review and register for events, courses, and webinars.