Our Mission

The Faculty Center at Franklin & Marshall College focuses on faculty development and is specifically dedicated to offering pedagogical and scholarly support as well as building community through informal interaction. 


Faculty Center Resources 
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The Faculty Center offers a variety of resources for faculty, including an impressive collection of more than 120 volumes on wide variety of topics - academic advising, teaching strategies, life on the tenure-track, and advice for Department Chairs. Learn more about available resources in the Faculty Center. 

About the Faculty Center

The Faculty Center is the long awaited, and highly anticipated, culmination of a faculty-driven initiative.  Learn more about the history of our dedicated faculty space, from concept to funding to construction.  

Faculty Center​ 

News and Events 

Story 1/26/2015

Faculty Writers

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Writers House, the Faculty Center and the Writers House are co-hosting Faculty Writers, a series of catered lunch-time events that feature faculty...

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Story 10/7/2014

Make More Mistakes!

You know that feeling you get when you’ve made a mistake? Part embarrassment. Part anxiety. Part annoyance. That uneasiness when your brain says: “Ohh –that wasn’t supposed to happen.” Well, that...

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Story 10/7/2014

On What is your Classroom Centered? Students? Knowledge?...

There is accumulating evidence that all four foci are important: students, knowledge, assessment and community. Below is a description of what it means to center your classroom around each. Student...

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Story 10/7/2014

Providing Feedback to Students

Typically students get feedback from us through formal assignments at regular intervals throughout the semester: a few lengthy papers, several exams, a project. These assessments (termed summative)...

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October 13
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Faculty Writing Day

Faculty Center

Join colleagues for this quiet day in the Faculty Center, designed to give you space and time to...

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October 14
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Post-Sabbatical Research Talk Series

Faculty Center

Post-Sabbatical Research Talks feature presentations by faculty members returning from sabbaticals...

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October 15
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New Faculty Orientation

Booth Ferris North

New Faculty Orientation at Franklin & Marshall College is a very important aspect of our year-long...

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October 19
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Faculty Social Hour - Advising

Faculty Center

Faculty are invited to gather for this social hour designed to allow for informal conversation...

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October 21
event 10/21/2015

Keiper Humanities Forum

Faculty Center

NOTE:  This event will be held in the ACADEMY ROOM , 2nd floor of SFL Please join us in the...

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