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Notice: Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notice

Franklin & Marshall College is required to send the enclosed Medicare Prescription Drug “Creditable Coverage” Disclosure Notice on an annual basis. Please read the enclosed Notice and retain it for your records. You are…

Phased Retirement Program for Faculty

The Phased Retirement Program allows eligible full-time, tenured faculty members to elect to reduce their teaching responsibilities in preparation for full retirement from the College. The typical teaching obligation of a faculty member participating…

Pre-retirement Leave of Absence Program for Faculty

This Pre-retirement Leave of Absence Program allows eligible members of the faculty to elect to take a one-year leave of absence and retain half normal base salary during the leave year, in formal duties…

Procedures for Determining Qualified Status of a Domestic Relations Order

As a general rule, the Franklin & Marshall College Retirement Plan is prohibited by law from recognizing any attempt to assign or alienate the benefit of any Participant under the Plan. However, in accordance…

Procedures for Determining Qualified Status of a Medical Child Support Order

In accordance with Section 609(a) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"), the Group Health Insurance & Prescription Drug Plan and the Group Dental Insurance Plan must, as required by law,…

Professional Coaching

Full-time members of the professional staff may apply to attend professional coaching sessions with a career coach. These one-to-one coaching sessions can assist professional staff in the areas of work-life balance, decision making, leadership,…

Professional Development Leaves of Absence for Administrators

Paid professional development leaves of absence may be pursued in order to enhance job knowledge and/or for job-related skill development, for the purpose of enhancing work performance. Leave may be requested for a variety…

Professional Development Resources

For a schedule of workshops and online resources coordinated through Human Resources, please click here: Schedule. Online Professional Developmental Courses Human Resources is pleased to make the online courses listed below available to faculty…

Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Training

The Department of Public Safety and The Women's Center sponsors Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes for women students, faculty and professional staff. Visit the Public Safety R.A.D. Web page for more information.

Retirement Savings Plan

Year 2013 Disclosure Notices: Federal regulations require employers to provide the following plan and investment notices on an annual basis (please click on the links to download the notices): 1. Plan-related Disclosures – This…

Retiring from Franklin & Marshall

· Please provide advance notice of your retirement as follows: Faculty-- Members of the faculty who plan to retire are asked to give 18 months advance notice to their department chair and to the…

Richard Kneedler Distinguished Service Award

The Richard Kneedler Distinguished Service Award is given each year to one member of the professional staff, in recognition of his or her outstanding contributions and demonstrated commitment to the mission of the College.…

Summary Annual Reports

Franklin & Marshall distributes the following Summary Annual Reports to College benefit plan participants and beneficiaries, including current members of the faculty and professional staff, retired employees, and former employees receiving or eligible for…

Work/Life Balance Policies and Programs

The College supports a healthy work-life balance for faculty and professional staff. Please click on the links below for information about policies, programs, and services to help faculty and professional staff better balance work…