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Working to ensure the advancement of the College's mission statement as it relates to diversity

We strive to cultivate multicultural students' leadership development, heighten cultural awareness, and provide diversity education to our constituents.

We aim to initiate, support, and advocate for approaches that can transform the Franklin and Marshall environment into one that fosters in its members a desire to embrace diversity and learning across cultural boundaries with respect, acceptance, civility and humility.

Mission Statement

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs works to ensure the advancement of the College's mission statement as it relates to diversity. We strive to cultivate multicultural students' leadership development, heighten cultural awareness, and provide diversity education to our constituents. We aim to initiate, support, and advocate for approaches that can transform the Franklin and Marshall environment into one that fosters in its members a desire to embrace diversity and learning across cultural boundaries with respect, acceptance, civility and humility.

Goals

The Goals of the Office of Multicultural Affairs are to:

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  • Provide support services that foster multicultural students' leadership, academic and social development
  • Help all students maintain pride in their own cultures while appreciating, tolerating, and accepting the backgrounds of others
  • Coordinate diversity education programs that facilitate community building
  • Be utilized as a resource to any entity on campus with regard to American multicultural issues
  • Support initiatives designed to incorporate under-represented groups and their histories into the social and academic fiber of the College
  • Provide on and off campus networking opportunities to all constituents
  • Vision

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    A campus community that promotes, understands and welcomes all cultural backgrounds. We invite all to help us transform Franklin & Marshall into a place that celebrates and embraces differences and similarities!

    Again, thanks for visiting our site and we hope that you visit our office, support our programs and share with us your insights.



    "Great achievements are not born from a single vision but from the combination of many distinctive viewpoints. Diversity challenges assumptions, opens minds and unlocks our potential to solve any problem we may face."
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    ** event must relate to multicultural/diversity awareness and be open to the entire F&M campus.