The application for the 2023-2024 Faculty Success Grants is closed. Check back for future application deadlines.
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is a nationally recognized innovator in mentoring faculty to succeed in the academy, and 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 with NCFDD includes free sub-account memberships for all faculty, academic professionals, and graduate students, providing access to NCFDD’s extensive online resources including workshops, webinars, and seminars.
- Visit the CU Boulder institutional landing page on the NCFDD website.
- Select “Activate my Membership.”
- Complete the registration form using your campus email address.
- Go to your campus email to find a confirmation/welcome.
- Once your account is activated, you can review and register for events, courses, and webinars.
Yearly Workshop and Resource Highlights
NCFDD offers on-demand access to a variety of resources and tools, as well as classes and workshops that occur throughout the year.
The Core Curriculum: In addition to its panels and webinars, NCFDD offers a regular series of skills-based courses to support faculty throughout their career. These include Overcoming Academic Perfectionism, How 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: The library offers a selection of more than 130 webinars with topics ranging from academic publishing to healthy relationships in academia.
Upcoming NCFDD Events: Visit the NCFDD events calendar for information on upcoming NCFDD opportunities. You will need to be logged in on your account to access the NCFDD events calendar.
Request for Proposals: Faculty Success Grants
Offered by the Office of Faculty Affairs, the Faculty Success Grants fund the enrollment of eligible pre-tenured faculty in NCFDD's Faculty Success Program. The Faculty Success Program 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.