Meet Our Team 

F&M Welcomes Our First Vice President for DEI

This office is led by Dr. Gretchel Hathaway, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


Reach Out to the DEI Team

The office of diversity, equity, and inclusion collaborates with many officials across campus. If you want to speak with someone on our team, we're here to help you. 

Get Involved 

Our commitment to valuing diversity requires that all members from the F&M community work toward inclusive excellence. This means that we all — students, faculty, and staff — contribute to the larger goals of diversity, inclusion, and equity.

There are many ways to get involved with diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campus. Discover the myriad opportunities that are waiting for you.

  • Chelsea Reimann, Director of the Alice Drum Women's Center and LGBTQ Student Life, sets up a swag grab on Hartman Green. Students are invited to grab pens, stickers, buttons and candy.

Information & Resources 

From campus activism to religious and cultural observances, discover the resources available to you at F&M.

  • International Bonanza in Steinman College Center, 2019

Anti-Racism Resources
There are steps you can take in your daily life to help dismantle racism. This list of anti-racism resources will help you understand the historical and current impact of racism in the U.S., and how, together, we can move forward to make this world a better place for all.

Bias Incident Reporting System
The Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) ensures that students have access to appropriate support and to assist the College in a coordinated campus response to bias-related incidents and situations.

Black Lives Matter
Franklin & Marshall's structure of shared governance relies on voices across our community to bring their best ideas to the table.

Counseling Services
Counseling services works with students experiencing a wide variety of personal concerns, developmental issues, and relationship conflicts in a confidential and welcoming atmosphere.

Many students face challenges during college. DipCares ensures students are aware of resources, that faculty and staff know how to help students who are experiencing distress, and that no student feels alone.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
This site of curated resources is designed to support faculty and professional staff who are working towards broad cultural change by: recruiting and retaining faculty from diverse backgrounds, promoting inclusive pedagogies across the disciplines, and developing an environment of inclusion and respect that permeates the entire Franklin & Marshall campus community.

Faculty and Staff Initiatives
Discover the initiatives our faculty and staff are working on in relation to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

International Student Services
International Student Services serves F&M's community of F-1 student visa holders. Our office works with students regarding immigration processes from the time they commit to attending F&M, through their enrollment at the College, and for some, into their first few years after degree completion.

Institutional Data and Research
The core mission of Franklin & Marshall's Office of Institutional Research (IR) is to provide reliable, consistent, and comprehensive data and analyses to support the College's strategic initiatives and decision-making.

Discover what campus, local, and national resources are available for the LGBTQ+ community. 

Office of Student Accessibility Services
No matter your need, the Office of Student Accessibility Services is here to help. From academic to housing, discover what accommodations are available for you.

Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate
In the 2018 fall semester, F&M contracted with Rankin & Associates Consulting (R&A) to conduct a college-wide study on the campus climate for living, learning, and working. Discover the results of this survey and our plans to move forward.

2020-2021 Religious and Cultural Observances
Discover the dates and significance of all religious and cultural observances this year.

Resources for Campus Activism
Activism takes many forms. F&M is committed to the ideal of free and open inquiry in all matters and encourages all members of the College community to express themselves freely and to challenge the views of others through open, critical and respectful discourse.

Title IX
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. — Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

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