Faculty Success Program (NCFDD)

MU has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), which offers a wide array of free services for faculty, including events, webinars, newsletters, and programs. In order to activate your personal account, click “Become a Member” in the upper right hand corner of the website and follow the prompts. You will create your own password.

The Faculty Success Program is NCFDD’s most popular program. It is a 12-week online program that helps tenure-track and tenured faculty develop the skills necessary to increase research and writing productivity while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. The cost is $4,550 per faculty member. As part of a collaboration between the Provost Office and the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity to support faculty success, MU offers at least 4 full scholarships to this program per year. Please see information about how to apply for a scholarship below.

Spring 2023 Faculty Success Program: January 22, 2023 to April 15, 2023

If applying for a scholarship, please submit the following information as one PDF file to Associate Provost Candace Kuby by Friday, October 21, 2022:

  • Cover letter indicating why you are applying for this program and the ways in which you hope it will support you,
  • A short letter of support from your chair or dean, and
  • A CV

Applicants will be notified by Friday, July 1. If an applicant is not given a full scholarship to the program, a department or unit will have the option to fund this applicant themselves (reduced-rate early-bird deadline is July 20; registration closes July 27).