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Individual MemberS will receive FATE e-newsletters and e-blasts, and the FATE-in-Review publication. Members may also request to submit institutional foundations search opportunities on FATE's website.


Institutional Memberships offer two faculty members regular membership, FATE e-newsletters and e-blasts, five copies of the FATE-in-Review publication to be distributed to interested colleagues and graduate students and institution names listed on FATE's website and biennial conference program. Institutional Members may also request to submit institutional foundations search opportunities on FATE's website.  Current Institutional Members are found HERE

FATE membership dues, either Individual & Institutional, cover a two year-period from January 1st of the year of purchase through December 31st of the following year.

Membership is required to attend FATE conferences.

Membership Options:
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Full Time Faculty: $75

This category includes all faculty who are full-time. These faculty may be known as lecturer, visiting assistant professor, teaching faculty, and so on. These faculty may or may not have access to professional development funds. These faculty typically receive an annual salary and benefits.

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Part Time Faculty/Other: $55

This category includes all faculty who teach part-time, excluding graduate teaching assistants. Different institutions use various titles, but it might include adjunct, part-time lecturer, and so on. Part-time faculty are usually those with the least institutional support. “Part Time Faculty / Other" also includes all participants from outside of higher education (retirees, K-12 educators, curators, etc).

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Students: $35

This category applies to anyone currently enrolled in a graduate program. 

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$150 covers
2 Faculty Members

Institutional Benefits:

  • 2 individual memberships

  • FATE  e-blasts​

  • 5 FATE-in-Review publications​​​

If you have questions about which category you belong to, please feel free to reach out to our VP of Membership


Payment: FATE's goal is to process all or most of our membership online therefore FATE does not usually accept personal checks. In the occasion checks are accepted, checks returned for any reason are subject to a $25.00 service charge plus any banking penalties

​**Students, please submit a copy of their current and validated university ID with their completed membership application in order to receive the special graduate student rate. Please pay online and then email copy to 

Renew or Join: You may join or renew membership at any time during the calendar year but membership will only cover the current two year membership period.

Renewal notices: Renewal notices will be emailed in November of the year membership expires. Members that remain unpaid by February 15th of their renewal year will be dropped from membership.

Questions about Membership? Please contact FATE's Vice President of Membership, Meredith Starr at Please allow 48 hours for a response. 
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