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Faculty Development

Internal Funding Opportunities

A number of Dartmouth's schools and research centers offer grants for research and professional development. Funding supports a range of activities, including travel to conferences, networking, and research projects. More detail can be found here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

Dartmouth faculty, post-doctorates, and graduate students are eligible register for a free membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). Benefits include a variety of webinars, multi-week courses, and networking opportunities.

NCFDD Faculty Success Program

The Offices of the Provost and the Dean of the Faculty provide assistance for Arts and Sciences faculty members to participate in the NCFDD Faculty Success Program. This 12-week program coaches faculty members to enhance productivity and efficiency, allowing for a more balanced life. For more information, contact your Associate Dean.

Peer Mentor Funding

Grants of up to $500 are available for assistant and associate professors to engage in peer mentorship and networking activities including, but not limited to: on or off-campus group meetings between junior and senior faculty, writing group meetings, and mentoring activities at conferences. To apply, send a brief description of how funds would be used, when and where the activity would take place, and who else would be included to the office of the Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives. (Limited funding available; awards made on a rolling basis.)

Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning

The Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) is a resource for faculty members and graduate students to become more engaging and effective in the classroom. DCAL staff offer frequent events and consult with individuals to assist faculty members on syllabus design, incorporating active learning techniques, and effective technology use, among other relevant topics. Funding is also available for travel to conferences for professional development in teaching. For more information, visit the DCAL website.

Last Updated: 7/18/17