University of Iowa Faculty Professional Development Resources

National Coalition Building Institute: 

NCBI programs enable leaders to develop skills in areas of Prejudice reduction, Violence prevention, Conflict resolution and Coalition building.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity Institutional Membership

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent faculty development center dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. The NCFDD Institutional Membership offers numerous benefits to UI faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and students.  They focus on four key areas that help those in Academia achieve extraordinary writing and research productivity while maintaining a full and healthy life off campus.

  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Explosive Productivity
  3. Healthy Relationships
  4. Work-Life Balance

To activate NCFDD Tele-workshops and Resources:

  1. UI-sponsored Individual Membership - Go to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity website:
  2. Select the select institution

If you have technical questions or concerns, contact the NCFDD Institutional Membership,  For information about UI’s Institutional membership, please contact Janet Niebuhr -