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.  

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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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February 12
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How Learning Works - Reading/Discussion Group

Faculty Center

A group of faculty are reading How Learning Works by Ambrose et al. , and all faculty are invited...

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February 17
event 2/17/2016

Faculty Center ABC's - Advisory Board Chat: Sharing...

Faculty Center

All faculty members maintain a scholarly life; it's a given part of our dual identity -...

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March 02
event 3/2/2016

Faculty Center ABC's - Advisory Board Chat: Making the Most...

Faculty Center

Spring Break is on the horizon, which means student advising appointments are just around the...

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March 07
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Convergence Grant Projects

Faculty Center

The Convergence Grants are an internal funding source for faculty to explore innovative connections...

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March 08
event 3/8/2016

How Learning Works - Reading/Discussion Group

Faculty Center

A group of faculty are reading How Learning Works by Ambrose et al. , and all faculty are invited...

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