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National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Rutgers University has partnered with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

As part of our commitment to nurture and cultivate diversity and inclusion as key institutional values, Rutgers University-New Brunswick has invested in an Institutional Membership with the NCFDD, an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. Members come from almost every discipline and represent a broad range of colleges and universities.

What are the benefits of joining the NCFDD?

By becoming an Institutional Member, all faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at Rutgers University have access to the following member resources at no additional cost. In addition to the resources available to you as an Institutional Member, the center also offers professional development training and intensive mentoring programs.

  • Weekly Monday Motivator
  • Monthly Core Curriculum Webinars
  • Monthly Guest Expert Webinars
  • Access to Multi-Week Courses
  • A private Discussion Forum for peer-mentoring & problem-solving
  • Monthly accountability buddy matches
  • Moderated writing challenges
  • Access to the Member Library that includes past webinar materials, referrals, and readings


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Faculty "Soul-Saving" Socials

In a relaxed environment, faculty can engage in conversation about themes raised in The Black Academic’s Guide to Winning Tenure—Without Losing Your Soul by Kerry Ann Rockquemore and Tracey Laszloffy.


The black academics guide to Winning Tenure - Without losing your soul