On March 10th, Vanderbilt University became an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The Provost’s Office has partnered with the NCFDD to provide professional development, training, and mentoring along with resources that are broadly applicable across many disciplines.
There are several NCFDD webinars taking place over the summer which you may find helpful. They include: Moving from Resistance to Writing, The Art of Saying No, and Cultivating your Network of Mentors, Sponsors and Collaborators.
You can register for the webinars and other benefits at http://www.facultydiversity.org/Vanderbilt After clicking on the link, you will be taken to the registration page where you can create an account. Please make sure you register with your Vanderbilt email address.
Vanderbilt is also a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. HERC has several faculty webinars over the summer including The Lifecycle of Faculty Careers: Building the Case for Institutional Work-life Supports and Effective Strategies for Diversifying the Faculty. If you register for these events, you will need to select that you belong to the Greater TN HERC organization.
If you have any questions about registration or resources for any of these events, please email Chelsie Whitelock, Program Manager, at Chelsie.firstname.lastname@example.org