National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that Bard College has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) as an Institutional Member. The NCFDD 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, & 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

To claim your free Institutional Membership, complete the following steps:

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

2)  Choose your institution from the drop-down menu.

3)  Select “Activate my Membership”

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

5)  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: Emily McLaughlin, Associate Dean of the College, mclaughl@bard.edu. If you have any technical questions, please email NCFDD at Membership@FacultyDiversity.org.