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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. 


2014 Williamson Medalist Michael Haines' Commencement Remarks

Read the Commencement remarks of Michael Haines, winner of the 2014 Williamson Medal, the highest award to a graduating senior at Franklin & Marshall.


Michael Christopher Haines: 2014 Recipient of the Williamson Medal

The following citation was presented at Franklin & Marshall College's 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 10, 2014: Mike Haines charted an unconventional path during his years at Franklin & Marshall College.…

George Stephanopoulos: 2014 Doctor of Humane Letters

The following citation was presented at Franklin & Marshall College's 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 10, 2014: Tenacity and fortitude are the characteristics needed most to succeed in the fields of…

Caswell A. Evans Jr.: 2014 Doctor of Science

The following citation was presented at Franklin & Marshall College's 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 10, 2014: As a distinguished leader in the field of dental public health, Franklin & Marshall…