Inauguration of
Barbara K. Altmann, Ph.D.

16th President of Franklin & Marshall College

Saturday, October 27, 2018

F&M Inauguration Highlights
Watch the full ceremony on our YouTube channel. 

Biography of Barbara K. Altmann, Ph.D.

Barbara K. Altmann was named the College's 16th president in May by unanimous vote of its Board of Trustees. 

Read bio

History of Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States. Our roots go back to Franklin College, founded in 1787 with a generous financial contribution from Benjamin Franklin. 

Read our History

Past Presidents

Here you will find a list of past presidents of Franklin & Marshall College and its predecessor institutions, from 1787 until now.  Includes a short biography of each.

read more
Schedule of Events

TRUE BLUE Weekend Picnic

Noon-1:30 on Hartman Green. This community celebration will feature food, entertainment and fun! Relax on the Green to the sounds of  local musical group Songsmith. Registration is required.


All-Campus Celebration

CANCELED: Unfortunately, due to the threat of inclement weather, this event will not be held.

True Blue Weekend Schedule

The schedule of events for the entire weekend can be found on this page.

Browse schedule

Information for Delegates

If you have been invited as an official delegate and are attending as a representative of another institution or organization,  you will find relevant information on this page.

Read More
Contact Information

Telephone: 717-358-4822