EDI Faculty and Staff Professional Development Program (EDI-PDP): The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Faculty/Staff Professional Development Program (EDI-PDP) engages Tulane faculty and staff in building capacity to contribute to and sustain EDI across Tulane campuses. The EDI-PDP is a new program of the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) launching in Fall of 2022. The program is delivered in partnership with the Human Resources Office of Institutional Equity (HR-OIE) and other EDI-related offices and programs across the university.
Anti-Racism and EDI Teach-In: An annual event where Tulane faculty and staff come together to learn and grow with one another and develop awareness, knowledge, skills, and action steps in our anti-racism and EDI competency. The 2021 inaugural teach-in featured Tulane faculty and staff engaged in anti-racism work across campus and keynotes from Rhonda Broussard of New Orleans organization, Beloved Community, and Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Anti-Racist.
Racial Justice and Allyship Library Guide: Tulane librarians created this guide to provide a starting point to learn about anti-oppression, inclusion, and privilege, as well as provide knowledge and resources on key social justice issues.
Decolonize Your Syllabus: Explore your academic roles, academic skills, and preparedness to address anti-Black racism – a key task for academics seeking to facilitate Black wellness. Academics for Black Survival and Wellness has provided a checklist to advise you on how to design a decolonized syllabus and select inclusive teaching materials. You can also watch this video by Anneliese Singh and Shelby Norman on "Renew, Revise, Decolonize: Embedding EDI and Anti-Racism into Your Syllabus."
Anti-Racism Leadership Program: This 12-month program is a collaboration between the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and the Tulane Leadership Institute. It focuses on developing the skills and understanding necessary to contribute to institutional anti-racism initiatives at all levels.
Community Engagement Advocates: This program is co-run by the Center for Public Service and the Office of Multiculutral Affairs and features student leaders who facilitate anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops, dialogues and trainings designed to create brave spaces for students to explore a wide range of topics like race, class, gender, sexuality, able-ism, religion, and community engagement.
CPS offers a variety of services aimed at supporting faculty interested in service learning or community-based scholarship. These support initiatives range from a practical course coordination to furthering education about service-learning pedagogy through seminars, conferences, and workshops.
Tulane is a member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). Every faculty and student may join for free. To create an account, click on the "Become a Member" button, select Tulane from the Institution list, activate your membership, complete a brief registration form using your Tulane email address, open your Tulane email, and click "Activate Account" in the confirmation email.
Core Curriculum: The NCFDD's Core Curriculum is designed to teach you the 10 key skills necessary to thrive in the Academy. NCFDD defines "thriving" as having extraordinary writing and research productivity AND having a full and healthy life off campus.
Guest Expert Webinars and Multi-Week Courses: NCFDD offers a variety of Guest Expert Webinars designed to meet the needs of faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. These Multi-Week Courses are intensive series offered by expert facilitators to tackle the Academy's most pressing challenges.
14-Day Writing Challenges: The 14-Day Writing Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing in a supportive community and a little dose of electronic love.
Monday Motivator: One of NCFDD's most popular resources, the Monday Motivator is a weekly email that provides positive energy, good vibes, and a productivity tip. Each Monday Motivator is a micro-learning opportunity to reinforce the ideas presented in their Core Curriculum webinars.
Dissertation Success Curriculum: The Dissertation Success Program is designed for doctoral candidates who are focused on finishing their dissertation. The program is built on the assumption that there is only one way to complete a dissertation: write it!