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“I would highly recommend the program to faculty at any stage in their career. I found the combination of practical advice on how to establish a daily writing habit one of the most useful components of the program. But I also really appreciated the emphasis on establishing work-life balance, building a realistic schedule, and some of the meta-career reflection that the program asks you to do. As someone invested in building equity for faculty of color in higher education, I found that the network of support that NCFDD offers to be an unparalleled resource and one that I will draw upon throughout my career.”
 -Tamara Bhalla, Associate Professor of American Studies 

“Before joining the NCFDD Faculty Success Program (FSP), I was already an organized person and my research productivity was consistent with my department’s expectations. I was not sure about what I was going to gain from the program, but I was hoping to achieve a better balance between work and wellness. The program focuses on activities that lack in-built accountability, such as research and wellness. The small groups with coaches are friendly “safe spaces” to share, learn and encourage. I learned principles and practices that have helped me achieve professional goals without feeling overwhelmed by the middle of every semester.”

 -Felipe Filomeno, Assistant Professor of Political Science