• Tammy
Director of Alumni Advising and Development



Office: Harwood Commons


Tammy J. Halstead, Ed.D. is the Director of Alumni Advising & Development at Franklin & Marshall College (F&M), where she creates and implements robust initiatives that support alumni in achieving their professional development goals.  She specializes in helping clients create possibility in their lives and making those possibilities a reality through purposeful and strategic action. 

In addition to career advising and coaching, Dr. Halstead's background includes corporate training and development, business operations, recruiting, and human resources. She has served as a member of the Alumni Career Services Network and as co-chair of the Career and Workplace Topic Network for the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood.  She has presented nationally and regionally for a number of associations including National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), National Career Development Association (NCDA), National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET), University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), and the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) on topics related to self-efficacy in career development and transitions, women in leadership, and alumni advising.

 Her research areas of interest include self-efficacy in career transitions, women in leadership, professional development programs, and emerging adulthood.

Alumni can schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Halstead via her public calendar.


Ed.D in Leadership and Administration, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2014

M.A. in Literature, with a concentration in African American women's writing, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2001

B.A. in Humanities, Holy Family College, 1996