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Life at F&M

Forward, Together 

A Franklin & Marshall education is based on a simple, powerful concept: Together, we create the way forward.

We explore the frontiers of knowledge, setting new standards of academic excellence. We personalize education, encouraging our students to discover and expand their ambitions. We stand for what matters, fostering a community that values the common good. And we succeed together, giving the world the kinds of citizens it most needs: confident, adaptable problem solvers.

Honoring the Legacy, Building the Future

F&M 225: Honoring The Legacy, Building The Future

Since 1787, Generations Contribute to a Legacy of Excellence

There is a heartbeat of F&M. You can feel it pulsing through the conversations in the classroom.  You can hear it pounding in Mayser Gym when the Diplomats defend the home court. And you can sense it swelling with pride at Commencement. Before long, every member of our community becomes a part of that heartbeat.

Mission & History

President of the College

Barbara K. Altmann, Ph.D., began her duties as president of Franklin & Marshall in August 2018. She was named the College’s 16th president in May by unanimous vote of its Board of Trustees.   

Meet President Altmann

From Now to Next

Franklin & Marshall College publicly launched the most ambitious comprehensive campaign in its history.  “Now to Next” will raise $200 million by the end of 2021.  The leadership phase already has raised more than 65 percent of the goal.  

Learn about our priorities & progress
Community Matters  

F&M’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

All members of the F&M community--students, faculty, and staff--contribute to the larger goals of diversity, inclusion, and equity, recognizing that all of us have multiple identities.

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Good Neighbors

Franklin & Marshall College understands that its welfare is inextricably linked to the well-being of the larger community.  The College has worked with our many community partners to create attractive, safe neighborhoods where students, faculty and staff now live .

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