Barbara K. Altmann
President, Franklin & Marshall College
Barbara K. Altmann, Ph.D. became the 16th president of Franklin & Marshall College in August 2018. Since joining the F&M community, President Altmann has championed the power of a liberal arts education to launch leaders at all levels. In her common hour talk, President Altmann will draw on poetry and a panel conversation to reflect on how we are learning to live in conditions of which we have no previous experience, to prepare for a world that is irrevocably changed. Student leaders Adney Silva '22, Hermela Assefa '22, and Holly Batchelder '23 will join her in this timely conversation about our shared, yet diverse experiences of leading and learning during a global pandemic.
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic,Common Hourin the Spring semester of 2021 will continue as a virtual event broadcast live via Zoom and YouTube on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m.