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May 16, 2022

K-State joins National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Submitted by Tanya Gonzalez

NCFDD Announcement

Kansas State University has joined the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity as an institutional member. The center is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, postdocs and graduate students.

A variety of virtual programs and resources are provided to members:

• 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, and 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.

This resource is provided through a partnership between the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, the Office of Research Development, the Graduate School and the Office of Diversity and contributes to K-State's Action Plan for a More Inclusive K-State related to faculty/staff hiring and retention.

You have immediate access to the latest webinar, "Every Summer Needs a Plan" with Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., and the latest 14-day writing challenge to kick start your summer productivity.

To claim your free institutional membership, complete the following steps:

1. Go to facultydiversity.org/join.
2. Choose Kansas State University from the drop-down menu.
3. Select "Activate my Membership."
4. Complete the registration form using your K-State email address.
5. Go to your K-State email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click "Activate Account" in the email.

For more information, please visit K-State’s National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity website. If you have any questions about the membership, please contact teachingandlearning@k-state.edu. If you have any technical questions, please email the center at Membership@FacultyDiversity.org.