Statement of Institutional Commitment?

Franklin & Marshall vigorously asserts its commitment to eliminating racism and all forms of discrimination and to building an anti-racist culture on our campus. We will nurture the momentum that gained strength with student voices in protest on our campus in fall 2019. We acknowledge that our students and alumni have not enjoyed the freedom from racism and discrimination, on our campus or in our world, that they unreservedly deserve. We declare, unequivocally, that Black Lives Matter. Our hearts are with all those in our nation and in our extended F&M community who have suffered and continue to suffer; with those who feel frustration, pain, and fear; and with those who are living in the hope that human beings can band together to create a better world for all.

As members of the Franklin & Marshall community, we all share deep and mutual responsibility for our engagement, actions, and accountability. Together, we will continue to do the work to make F&M a truly welcoming and inclusive campus for all, and we will settle for no less.

Barbara Altmann

Pierce Buller
General Counsel

Alan Caniglia
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives?
& Acting Vice President for Finance and Administration

Matthew Eynon
Vice President for College Advancement


Jimmie Foster
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Margaret Hazlett
Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs

Carrie Rampp
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Barbara Stambaugh
Vice President for Communications

Cameron Wesson
Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Our Work, Together

Black Lives Matter at F&M

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Messages to the Community

Messages to the F&M Community from President Altmann related to diversity and inclusion on campus. ?

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DEI Information Resources

A record and progress tracker of completed tasks and ongoing initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at F&M.

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Action Steps

The Action Steps from Letter to the Community presents the content shared by President Altmann in a spreadsheet format for easier tracking of progress. ?

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Valuing Diversity at F&M?

Our commitment to valuing diversity requires that all members from the F&M community work toward inclusive excellence. This means that ALL members of the community - students, faculty, and staff - contribute to the larger goals of diversity, inclusion, and equity. By diversity, we mean the concept of representation, participation, integration, and interaction of individuals?from different races, ethnicities, nations of origin, gender identities and sexual orientations, socioeconomic status, age, ability, and religion while also recognizing that all of us have multiple identities.??


LGBTQ+ life, scholarship, pedagogy, and outreach

At Franklin & Marshall, LGBTQ+ faculty, students, staff, and their allies are committed to working toward greater awareness, visibility, and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community. ?


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