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Here you will find timely notices of interest for faculty and professional staff, updates about benefits and policies, reminders about upcoming deadlines, health and wellness news, and more. Visit this site regularly to read the latest news shared among faculty and professional staff.

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Welcome: Members of the Professional Staff

Please welcome the following members of the professional staff, who joined the College community in June 2013.

What Managers and Department Chairs Need to Know About Title IX, Title VII and Mandated Reporting

Save the date for aa two-hour presentation by Brett Sokolow, J.D., President and CEO, The NCHERM Group (  regarding Title IX, Title VII, and Mandated Reporting.

Vacation Policy Enhancement

The College's Senior Officers have enthusiastically approved an enhancement to the paid Vacation Policy for full-time members of the professional staff. Effective June 30, 2014, each full-time member of the professional staff will be able to carry over, to the next fiscal year, up to 40 earned but unused vacation hours.

Benefits Highlights

As we begin a new fiscal year, I want to take the opportunity to highlight some of the benefits the College makes available to you.

President Daniel R. Porterfield's Reunion Weekend Remarks

The following is the text of President Daniel R. Porterfield's remarks at the June 8, 2013, Alumni Celebration during Reunion Weekend, as prepared for delivery.

Celebrating, Reminiscing Brings Alumni Home for F&M Reunion Weekend 2013

Franklin & Marshall College's 2013 Reunion Weekend June 7-9 brings in the classes from the years that end in "3" and "8" to enjoy celebrations, toasts and memories.

Conferences, Events on Tap This Summer at F&M

The F&M Office of Conference and Events Services has been working on logistics and accommodations for more than 39,000 guests expected on campus between mid-May and mid-August. Plans and preparations have been in the works for months to organize the dozens of activities and to utilize available space on campus, including athletic facilities, performance venues, classrooms and the College Houses.

DIPNIC Wiffleball Challenge 2013

Thank you to everyone who participated in and cheered at the 22nd Annual DIPNIC Wiffleball Challenge. We miss former Commissioner David Stameshkin, but I'm thrilled to report that DIPNIC's Wiffleball Challenge lives on.

Williamson Medalist Alexis Teevens' Commencement Remarks

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

President Daniel R. Porterfield's Commencement Remarks

Read the remarks given by Franklin & Marshall President Daniel R. Porterfield at the College's 2013 Commencement ceremony.