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 Development Opportunities
At this year's Faculty Symposium, our plenary speaker, Amherst College faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Aries, avowed that the course she taught as a result of participating in the National Intergroup Dialogue Institute was the most meaningful experience in teaching in her entire career. In response, several faculty have indicated interest in...Learn More
The Faculty Fellow supports the activities and mission of the Faculty Center. The major responsibility of the Fellow is developing and implementing, in consultation with the Faculty Director, his/her own two-semester project to improve support for faculty research, teaching and/or collegiality at the college.Faculty Fellow Call and Application
The goals of AVD grants are broadly defined to support faculty working alone or in a small group to examine, analyze, modify, investigate, develop or innovate around curricular issues. Learn more about this award and the application process.AVD Call and Application
These grants, part of a larger award to the Faculty Center from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will support faculty as they think anew about some aspect of their teaching. Learn more about this award and the application process.Mellon Call and Application
Faculty are invited to submit recommendations for a humanistically oriented theme for a Spring 2017 colloquium, intended to include and appeal to faculty from across the College. **Deadline for theme proposals extended to Friday, November 18th.Learn More
Programs & Services
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.
News and Events
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...Read More