Diplomats Forever

We're Proud of Our Amazing Alumni!

The strength of Franklin & Marshall College is rooted in the far-reaching impact of its 29,000-plus alumni, who strive every day to make a positive impact on the world in a wide variety of industries, nonprofits, and government agencies.

To show our tremendous pride in our many distinguished and accomplished Diplomats, we are celebrating our alumni community throughout the 2022-23 academic year by spotlighting them in a variety of ways — on social media, in print, on our website, and through a series of banners adorning the heart of campus.

The theme of this campaign is Diplomats Forever, a simple yet appropriate message that summarizes the lifelong connection between F&M and its alumni, as well as the connections our alumni form with one another — as friends, mentors and cheerleaders committed to seeing each other succeed and thrive.

  • F&M True Blue Weekend 2021
Lux et Lex

Behind the Banners:
Our Distinguished Alumni

If you've visited campus recently, you likely have seen the dozens of banners featuring just a handful of our many accomplished alumni. Here, you can learn more about those individuals and how they are affecting change as leaders, visionaries and experts in their fields.

Alumni Banner, Austin
Alumni Banner, Clavijo
Alumni Banner, Dudrick
Alumni Banner, Greenberg
Alumni Banner, Katz
Alumni Banner, Meyers
Alumni Banner, Schapiro
Alumni Banner, Wilkins
Alumni Banner, Beard
Alumni Banner, Cone
Alumni Banner, Finch
Alumni Banner, Harris
Alumni Banner, Lapine
Alumni Banner, Nardos
Alumni Banner, Suebsaeng
Alumni Banner, Williams
Alumni Banner, Brand
Alumni Banner, Duberstein
Alumni Banner, Fishbein
Alumni Banner, Hirata
Alumni Banner, McFarland
Alumni Banner, Schaffner
Alumni Banner, Teklit

Pillars of Our Alumni Community

Society of Distinguished Alumni

The list of alumni who have given back to Franklin & Marshall and helped to ensure its ongoing success is a long one. We are thankful for their service and support.

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Our Board of Trustees

F&M is fortunate to count many accomplished alumni among its Board of Trustees. Guided by their love of their alma mater, they keep F&M moving ever forward. 

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More Alumni Stories

Story 3/20/2023

Building a Stronger Student-Alumni Connection

Edward “EJ” Schneider's career trajectory from F&M to Boston attorney was due in no small part to an alumni mentor, inspiring him to follow a simple donation philosophy.

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Story 3/16/2023

Generous Gift Furthers Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

Class of 2000 alum Andrew Roth’s contribution will fund diversity, equity and inclusion programming on campus over the next five years.

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Story 3/7/2023

How to Have Hard Conversations: Sarah Pharaon '00

Diving into discomfort is F&M alum Sarah Pharaon’s specialty. After 20 years of museum work, she launched her own firm to help nonprofits navigate difficult histories.

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