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Klehr Center for Jewish Life Reading Group Booklist for 2014-2015

Looking for summer reads?  Look no further!  We are pleased to share the 2014 – 2015 Klehr Center for Jewish Life Reading Group booklist.  


OMCA Summer Potlucks are Wednesday Nights

Please join and share with Franklin & Marshall College students the Office of Multicultural Affair's weekly Wednesday summer potluck dinner, at 5:30 p.m. in the Black Cultural Center, 615 College Ave.


Summertime Wellness Tips

Warm weather has arrived and hot days are coming so find summer wellness tips on your Bell & Tower.


Trees: Care and Maintenance of the Campus Grounds

Ted Schmid, director of grounds at Franklin & Marshall College, discusses the care and maintenance of the campus trees and grounds.


Library Book Sale Today Through Wednesday

"Friends of the Lancaster Public Library Book Sale" starts today and runs through Wednesday at Franklin & Marshall College's Alumni Sports & Fitness Center. This massive 250,000- book sale is one of the largest in the United States.  


F&M Employees Encourage Biking to Work

Friday, May 16, is National Bike to Work Day and at Franklin & Marshall College at least 91 employees sometimes ride a bicycle to work, according to a campus survey conducted October 2013.


Starner New Associate VP for Finance

Wendy Starner, who served as controller and director of financial operations at Messiah College, will join Franklin & Marshall College on July 1 as the new associate vice president for finance, said David Proulx, F&M's vice president for finance and administration and treasurer in the Office of Finance and Administration.


College Appoints Faculty Center Director

Franklin & Marshall College has named as its first director of the College's Faculty Center, Amy Mulnix, who most recently served as Earlham College's professor of biology and associate academic dean, F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield announced this week. 


Planning Begins For 2015 Renovation of Ben Franklin South Residence Hall

Design work is underway for renovation of Ben Franklin South Residence Hall during the summer of 2015, and the project's team will conduct focus groups, soon as the phases of program verification and schematic design get underway.

Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D, Commencement Address to the Class of 2014


The following is the text of remarks by Franklin & Marshall College President Daniel R. Porterfield as prepared for delivery at Franklin & Marshall College's 2014 Commencement.