Office of the Provost

Location: Old Main, 1st floor | Phone: 717-358-4283 | Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost at F&M oversees the curriculum, faculty governance and personnel matters, and academic resources, institutes, and centers. We work to ensure that academic initiatives align with the College's mission of excellence in liberal arts education. You are always welcome to stop by the office - we would love to chat with you!

The Provost's Press

Check out the latest edition of the newsletter for Academic Affairs

Upcoming: Common Hour

December 7: F&M Acapella Concert

Celebrating Scholarship

An online celebration of the scholarly and creative works produced by faculty and professional staff

Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Tell us about your latest article, book, award, grant, presentation, or other scholarly or creative work. We want to hear from you!


Faculty Resources


23-24 Chairs Meeting Dates

August 23, 2023 (All)
Sept 20, 2023 (All) 
October 25, 2023 (Divisional)
November 29, 2023 (All
January 24, 2024 (All)
February 21, 2024 (All
March 20, 2024 (Divisional)
April 17, 2024 (All

Chairs Guidelines
23-24 Chairs List


CLAS Funds

If you are looking to bring a speaker to campus, you can apply for these funds here

  • The North Foundation was established in 1937 to be used for paying the expenses of lectures on law or allied subjects.
  • The Francis E. Price-Harnish and Martin Mylin Harnish Endowment Fund was established in 1986 as a living memorial to their pets to be used in ways to directly benefit the college's educational program.
  • The Miller Humanities Fund is to be used to provide lectures by leading figures in the humanities.
  • The Mary Snyder Fund may be used to maintain a course of lectures in such a way as may be determined by the faculty of Franklin & Marshall College.
Committee on Grants Funds

Mellon Mini Grants

Office of Sponsored Research


23-24 Faculty Meeting Schedule

Faculty Council has set the following schedule of faculty meetings:

Monday, September 11 (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, September 26 (11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.)
Monday, October 16 (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 31 (11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.)
Monday, November 13 (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, December 5 (11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.)
Monday, December 11 (4:30-6:00 p.m.) (Reserve Time)

Monday, January 22 (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 6 (11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.)
Monday, February 19 (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, March 5 (11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.)
Monday, March 25 (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, April 16 (11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.)
Monday, April 29 (4:30-6:00 p.m.) (Reserve Time)

Agendas and materials will be sent to the Faculty Plus list a week in advance of each meeting. 

23-24 Faculty Meeting Minutes

Reviews, Tenure & Promotion

Below are the instructions, templates, and other documents relevant to faculty reviews, including annual review for junior faculty, interim review, third-year review, teaching professor review, tenure review, promotion review, and senior/quadrennial review.

The Faculty Activity Tracker has been discontinued; we are now using expanded CVs instead. If you are preparing an expanded CV for a faculty review, please see the specific instructions for your review which are linked on this page. If you are doing an annual update, follow this format.

Provost's Office Staff

Who to Contact

Amelia Rauser
: Curriculum, EPC, pre-major advising
Brittany Grear: Academic Affairs news, faculty hiring, faculty deprovisioning, faculy course tracking
Dan Ardia: Research, IRB, IACUC, COG, compliance
Kay Ford: PSC, scheduling with the Provost, Faculty Handbook
Lina Ospina: Academic Affairs budgets, personnel matters, FRPDF requests, P-card questions
Patty Hollister: Faculty recruiting, scheduling with Associate Deans, Research Fair, faculty retirements