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National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Institutional Membership:

The University of Houston-Downtown is now an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD).open book with a small graduation hat sitting on top The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized independent organization dedicated to supporting faculty, particularly under-represented faculty, post-docs, and graduate students in making successful transitions throughout their careers. NCFDD provides online career development, training, and mentoring resources.

NCFDD’s core curriculum focuses on the development of key skills and strategies that lead to academic success. Members are provided trainings to establish and develop success habits which include:

  • Semester planning
  • Aligning time with priorities
  • Developing a consistent daily writing practice
  • Mastering academic time management
  • Moving from resistance to writing
  • Learning the art of saying “no”
  • Cultivating a network of mentors, sponsors, and collaborators
  • Overcoming academic perfectionism
  • Engaging in and resolving conflict in a healthy way
  • Strategies for dealing with stress and rejection

Claim Your Membership:

  1. Go to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity website

  2. Click on the “Activate My Membership" icon along the top of the page.

  3. Complete the registration form using your UHD email address

  4. Click "Activate Account" in the confirmation email that you will receive.

Gold award ribbonRecipients of the UHD sponsored membership in the NCFDD Faculty Success Program Summer 2021 cohort.


Last updated 5/10/2022 8:25 AM