Five Steps to Grow Excellence

Building Our Priorities

Letter from the President

An iconic American institution that has served students and society well for more than 225 years, Franklin & Marshall College has always embraced both the highest standards of academic excellence and the need to adapt purposefully to major developments in society, knowledge and higher education.      

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Strategic Planning Process

Franklin & Marshall conducted an inclusive strategic planning  process during the 2012-13 year. Coordinated by a Strategic Planning Steering Committee, F&M's faculty, students, staff, alumni, trustees and friends developed a set of priorities for sustained national excellence endorsed by the faculty and approved by trustees in spring 2013.

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Claiming Our Future Report

In order to lift and sustain our standing as a national liberal arts college, Franklin & Marshall’s strategy is to enhance our greatest strength, which is our instinctive academic excellence. In today’s rapidly changing, knowledge-based, global society and economy, F&M’s excellence has deep, long-term value for students and the larger world. 

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