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Huffington Post Articles

In addition to authoring articles and opinion pieces for a variety of publications, Franklin & Marshall College President Daniel R. Porterfield is an invited regular contributor to Huffington Post College, among the news organization's other blog platforms. An archive of those essays and opinion pieces appears here.

    • Making the 'Right' College Choice
    • April 9, 2014 8:17 AM
    • I'd encourage you to consider three factors especially predictive of a terrific college career. Maybe these ideas will help you find the right college fit.
    • Advice for Young Graduates: Making the Most of Your Second Job
    • June 5, 2013 10:05 AM
    • We who are older know that it's rare to have it all, in any job. We know that entry-level positions are harder to find in today's constrained labor market. And we know that today's young graduates have a great deal to bring to the table and will benefit from formative early professional experiences.
    • The Pre-Commencement Speech Seniors Need Now
    • April 14, 2013 11:46 PM
    • I find that the most engaged students may suffer these pre-commencement blues most acutely. It's precisely because they've cared so much that they may grieve so deeply -- during what they think should be a joyous period.