Our Mission

The Faculty Center at Franklin & Marshall College focuses on faculty development and is specifically dedicated to offering pedagogical and scholarly support as well as building community through informal interaction. 

 

Faculty Center Resources 

The Faculty Center offers a variety of resources for faculty, including an impressive collection of more than 120 volumes on wide variety of topics - academic advising, teaching strategies, life on the tenure-track, and advice for Department Chairs. Learn more about available resources in the Faculty Center. 

About the Faculty Center

The Faculty Center is the long awaited, and highly anticipated, culmination of a faculty-driven initiative.  Learn more about the history of our dedicated faculty space, from concept to funding to construction.  

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News and Events 

Story 1/26/2015

Faculty Writers

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Writers House, the Faculty Center and the Writers House are co-hosting Faculty Writers, a series of catered lunch-time events that feature faculty...

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Story 10/7/2014

Make More Mistakes!

You know that feeling you get when you’ve made a mistake? Part embarrassment. Part anxiety. Part annoyance. That uneasiness when your brain says: “Ohh –that wasn’t supposed to happen.” Well, that...

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Story 10/7/2014

On What is your Classroom Centered? Students? Knowledge?...

There is accumulating evidence that all four foci are important: students, knowledge, assessment and community. Below is a description of what it means to center your classroom around each. Student...

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Story 10/7/2014

Providing Feedback to Students

Typically students get feedback from us through formal assignments at regular intervals throughout the semester: a few lengthy papers, several exams, a project. These assessments (termed summative)...

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November 29
event 11/29/2017

Work/Life Balance Wednesday: Freezer Meals and Slow Cookers...

Faculty Center

Burning the candle at both ends?  Not enough hours in the day?  Insert any one of the dozens of...

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December 06
event 12/6/2017

Post-Sabbatical Research Talk

Faculty Center

Post-Sabbatical Research Talks feature presentations by faculty members returning from sabbaticals...

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December 07
event 12/7/2017

Canvas Drop-In Support

Faculty Center

Getting a jump on your grading?  Stop by the Faculty Center for this  Canvas Drop-in Support...

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December 08
event 12/8/2017

ThaiDay Friday Buffet

Faculty Center

Join us in the Faculty Center for our final Thai-day Friday Buffet of the semester.  This joint...

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December 11
event 12/11/2017

Write In!

Faculty Center

Join us in the Faculty Center from 9-12 or 1-4 for a Writing Retreat. Not doing any ‘writing?’ Then...

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