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National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

In partnership with the Faculty Senate, the Diversity Advisory Council, the Office of the Interim Provost, and the deans, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) maintains an active institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).

NCFDD is an independent faculty development center dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. NCFDD is a nationally recognized organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. It delivers a variety of web-based services, including webinars, workshops, and discussion forums that cover topics focused on increasing productivity, improving time management, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance, among other professional development options.

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NCFDD institutional membership offers numerous benefits at no charge to UMB faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students, such as:

To take advantage of this opportunity, activate your confidential, personal membership account today.

How to Activate Your Institutional Sub-Account Membership:

  1. Visit facultydiversity.org/joinand select the institution’s name from the list of Institutional Members. 
  2. On the institution’s landing page, click “Activate Your Membership.”
  3. Complete the registration process, and be sure to include your institutional email address (i.e., @youruniversity.edu). 
  4. You will receive a welcome email prompting you to activate your account.

We hope you will take advantage of the resources available through NCFDD. We will be reaching out to you to solicit feedback over the coming months. If you have any questions or comments regarding this institutional membership, please email Karen D. Matthews, MPA, director of planning and program development, or call 410-706-2422 (or 6-2422 for an on-campus phone).