Past President Update: Karen Eck Keynotes RADPN

NORDP Immediate Past President Karen Eck, Ph. D., provided keynote remarks for The Research Advancement and Development Professionals Network (RADPN) fall mini-conference at the University of Minnesota on October 14, 2019. Karen also led an interactive workshop entitled, Research Development in Action, which looked at the definitions of research development (RD) and research administration (RA) … Continue reading “Past President Update: Karen Eck Keynotes RADPN”

NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Eck

Karen Eck is currently serving as the NORDP President for 2018-19. We thank Karen for her service to NORDP! Who: Karen Eck, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Research Where: Old Dominion University Number of years in Research Development: 13 Length of NORDP membership: 9 years When and how did you enter the field? What kind … Continue reading “NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Eck”

Mentor/Mentee Spotlight: The NORDP Mentoring Program in Five Questions featuring Karen Eck

  Name: Karen Eck Institution: Old Dominion University Are you a Mentor? Mentee? Both? Mentor x 2 1. What influenced you to become a mentor or mentee? I’ve been lucky to have some great mentors in my career but I also know what it’s like to feel a bit isolated in my work and looking for advice, support, … Continue reading “Mentor/Mentee Spotlight: The NORDP Mentoring Program in Five Questions featuring Karen Eck”

NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Fletcher

Who: Karen Fletcher, M.B.A. Director of Grants Resources & Services Where: Appalachian State University Number of Years in RD: 8 Length of NORDP Membership: 6 When and how did you enter the field? What kind of RD work do you do? I was working in Advertising and Sales at the local newspaper when I was … Continue reading “NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Fletcher”

Two New Board Members Appointed

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board members: Kimberly Littlefield, of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, representing the Regional/MSI institutions, and Nathan Meier, of University of Nebraska-Lincoln, representing the overall membership. These members were appointed pursuant to the bylaws, Article IV, Section F  and 1) filled a seat that was … Continue reading “Two New Board Members Appointed”

New NORDP Board Member Cameo: Faye Farmer

Faye Farmer is one of two new elected NORDP Board Members in 2019. We thank Faye for her service to NORDP! Who: Faye Farmer, Executive Director – Research Development Where: Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University Number of Years in RD: 10 Length of NORDP Membership: 8 years When and how did you enter the … Continue reading “New NORDP Board Member Cameo: Faye Farmer”

Downer and Farmer join NORDP’s Board

NORDP is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors in 2019. Joanna Downer and Faye Farmer join current Board members for four-year terms beginning July 1. NORDP provides professional development, networking and means to develop, evaluate and implement effective practices to support the efforts of researchers at the nation’s public and … Continue reading “Downer and Farmer join NORDP’s Board”

NORDP Members Featured in Nature

Check out this Career Feature in Nature: The hunt for the lesser-known funding source. In addition to gaining valuable information about finding funding outside of the “standard” sources, you will most likely see some names you recognize, including NORDP’s current president, Karen Eck. Congrats to all who participated in this article! NORDP fosters a culture of … Continue reading “NORDP Members Featured in Nature”

Sunday We’ll Be Together

While #NORDP2019 officially kicks off Monday, April 29, there are many opportunities on Sunday, April 28, to connect with old friends, meet some new ones, orient yourself to the organization and the conference, and volunteer. For those of you coming in on Sunday, please consider taking advantage of the following: 2:30-4:30 pm: Committee Meetings All members … Continue reading “Sunday We’ll Be Together”