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New Holiday Pay Policy

The College's Holiday Pay Policy has been revised effective July 1, 2014. 


Curricular Innovation Grant Boosts F&M Faculty Center Funding to $1.1 Million

An ongoing commitment to preparing faculty to meet this challenge has earned Franklin & Marshall College's new Faculty Center a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. The award brings total support for the center to $1.17 million from various sources.


Wellness News for July

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We Need Your Help!   The Wellness Committee is currently looking to recruit new faculty and staff to join our committee.  If you'd like to become involved in helping us shape…
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Two New College House Dons Start This Fall

Two of Franklin & Marshall College's five college houses will have new dons in the 2014-15 academic year, Professor of English Patricia O'Hara at Ware College House and Shirley Watkins Steinman Professor of Classics Ann Steiner at Bonchek College House.


Interfaith Calendar Resources for FPS

Faculty and staff, as you plan events for the next academic year I thought it would be helpful to provide two links that will provide information about significant holy days that may be observed by members of the Franklin & Marshall College community.


Summer Bike Repair Clinic

Bring your bicycle to a free bike repair clinic any time between noon and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24 at Hartman Green. Meet Brad Copeland (Service Manager) and Chris Caldwell (Chief Wheel Spinner) from Lancaster's new community bike center, The Common Wheel.


Wrestling with Java and Banner

For users of Banner INB (the interface used by administrative users who enter and process data), you are likely aware of the many java update issues that F&M and many other…

Helpdesk Services Reorganization

To better serve our community, we will be making some changes to the organization of our Desktop Integration and Support Team.  Two current vacancies will be used to create a dedicated…

F&M Sustainability: Closing the Composting Circle

A tractor this spring spread compost made from Franklin & Marshall College's food waste over Sponaugle-Williamson Field. The practice is designed to build healthier turf, but it's also an example of the College's campus-wide efforts at sustainability


Reunion Weekend Remarks, as prepared, by Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., president of Franklin & Marshall College, June 7, 2014:

Reunion Weekend Remarks, as prepared, by Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D., president of Franklin & Marshall College, June 7, 2014, to the alumni classes ending in "4" and "9."