UMBC is pleased to have an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members. The NCFDD is 100% dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers, offer on-campus workshops, professional development training, and intensive mentoring programs.
The NCFDD’s signature program, the Faculty Success Program, is specifically designed to transform your personal and professional life. This program is all about learning the secrets to increasing your research productivity, getting control of your time, and living a full and healthy life beyond your campus.
The program is for tenure-track and tenured faculty who are looking for the perfect combination of empirically-tested methods to improve research productivity through intense accountability, coaching, and peer support and to propel their work-life balance and personal growth to a whole new level.