Franklin & Marshall College has appointed an experienced attorney with a strong background in higher education law to serve as the College's first general counsel.
Two strategic leaders will join Franklin & Marshall's offices of College Advancement and Communications to support the College's efforts to ensure the institution maintains a strong position among its many stakeholders.
Four Franklin & Marshall College faculty, from the fields of American studies, history, government and public policy, reflect on why the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago continues to resonate for so many Americans.
Led by first-year student Layla Thomas, F&M Options: The Other Night Life, aims to expand the number of alcohol-free social opportunities for students.
New College House Don Dean Hammer told the Common Hour audience on Nov. 21 that since opening at Franklin & Marshall College in 2005, the College Houses have transformed the campus culture, expanded classroom experiences, and enhanced the college curriculum.
Laura Fiore will become the director of Human Resources for the College effective December 1. She is currently serving as the associate director of Human Resources and has been with Franklin & Marshall since 2007.
Nydia Manos, recently of Goucher College in the Baltimore area, has joined Franklin & Marshall College's Faculty Center as operations coordinator.
A four-member panel of healthcare experts told a Franklin & Marshall College audience Nov. 18 that a single-payer system in which the federal government would absorb the cost of care would provide quality care to everyone. Funding would come from a healthcare tax that would be based on income level. They also said it would drive down costs by eliminating the majority of administrative expenses.
F&M is currently doing pre-composting which takes place in the kitchen area of D-Hall, but through our new partnership with Environmental Recovery Corporation we are taking a major step forward to reduce our load on Lancaster's solid waste stream.
Four area college presidents visited Franklin & Marshall College to discuss the topic of "Higher Education in Lancaster (and beyond)" at the Nov. 14 Common Hour. F&M President Daniel R. Porterfield introduced the panel that included John Anderson of Millersville University, Carol Lytch of Lancaster Theological Seminary, John "Ski" Sygielski of Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) and William Griscom of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.