Welcome to North Dakota State University; widely known as a student-focused, land-grant, research university. We are excited to welcome you as a member of our faculty, and to assist you in your development and success here. On this page you will find information on new faculty orientation and events, mentoring, video welcomes and overviews, and resources for teaching and research support.
History of NDSU. NDSU Archives provides a historical timeline, with pictures and narrative, of the establishment of the North Dakota Agricultural College and many historical events through 2015. You may also view presentation slides on NDSU's history that were delivered by Emeritus Associate Dean and Professor David Buchanan.
What it means that NDSU is a land grant institution. Presentation by Dr. David Buchanan, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.
Strategic plan. NDSU community prioritized and values diversity and inclusion. We take collective responsibility for ensuring a sense of belonging, respect, and justice that supports each person and is reflected throughout our strategic plan. For additional information on diversity and inclusion at NDSU, please visit our inclusion webpage.
Faculty Snapshot. Learn more about the faculty and leadership at NDSU through this snapshot of data.
Campus news. Recent campus activities and news are available on our campus news website.
Resources for faculty. This web page provides numerous resources to help you navigate and succeed on campus, including resources for teaching, advising, research, policies, work-life, development and awards, libraries, IT services, and other university resources.
Training. To help you prepare, don’t forget to take your required trainings. Visit the link for a list of required trainings, including those for specialty areas and several optional trainings to help you succeed.
Work-Life Satisfaction. This brochure provides information on policies, benefits, and resources that are designed to address personal and family needs and circumstances, as well as professional development and academic needs.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. NDSU is a member of the NCFDD which provides several resources and support systems for teaching, writing, and helping faculty succeed. To activate your account, visit the website, select NDSU, and follow the prompts.
Professional Photo. We will be including information about you in our new faculty directory and would like to include your photo. You will also be able to use this on your department or personal website and elsewhere throughout your career. Please visit the Publication Services website to learn more about when you can have your photo taken. We will have an opportunity for you to take one during either the New Faculty Orientation or the Annual Faculty and Staff Conference.
If you would like to learn more about the Fargo area, visit our Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center.
Video Welcomes and Overviews of Resources
For additional resources, please visit our faculty resource page.
Save the date for New Faculty Orienation, Tuesday, August 13, 2024.
This conference is intended for faculty that have started at NDSU since last year’s conferences.
Please visit the new events page to find opportunities to connect and learn with colleagues.
To see information on previous events, visit the new faculty previous events page.