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October 21, 2022

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity membership reminder

Submitted by Tanya Gonzalez

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. These are free resources for you.

A variety of virtual programs and resources are provided to members at no charge:

  • 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. It contributes to K-State's Action Plan for a More Inclusive K-State related to faculty/staff hiring and retention.

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.