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Endowed Fund Established to Support Part-Time Students

Franklin College announced the establishment of the Dr. Mary Margaret Partenheimer Webb Part-Time Student Endowed Award.  The $25,000 endowment will…

Posted Jul 15, 2019

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Donor Support to Provide Added Opportunities for Students in Indy Public Schools

Franklin College announced it has established a partnership with the new Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Indy Public Schools high…

Posted Jul 8, 2019

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President to Step Down in 2020

Franklin College Board of Trustees Chairman James Due today announced that Franklin College President Thomas J. Minar, Ph.D., has informed…

Posted Jun 12, 2019

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College Welcomes New Director of Admissions

Franklin College has announced the appointment of Ashley B. Hardy as director of admissions at the college. She replaces Tara…

Posted Jun 11, 2019

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College Honors Faculty at Commencement

Four Franklin College faculty received awards recognizing their scholarly accomplishments during the college’s 154th Commencement on Saturday, May 18, 2019….

Posted May 23, 2019

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College Holds Commencement for Class of 2019

Pete Yonkman, president of Cook Medical and Cook Group, delivered the 2019 commencement address at Franklin College on Saturday, May…

Posted May 18, 2019

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College Dedicates New State-of-the-Art Science Center

Kicking off a weekend of celebration surrounding Franklin College’s 154th commencement, members of the Franklin College community gathered on Thursday,…

Posted May 16, 2019

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College Meets $10 Million Campaign for the Sciences Goal

Franklin College announced it has exceeded the $10 million fundraising goal for its Campaign for the Sciences. The campaign helped…

Posted May 13, 2019

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Business Students Rank Top Seven Percent on Major Field Test

The Franklin College Business Department’s senior class continued a long-standing tradition of excellence on the Major Field Test (MFT). This…

Posted May 6, 2019

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Largest Research Grant Ever Received by College to Fund Urban Wildlife Study

Franklin College students and faculty will soon benefit from a record-breaking research grant to study Canada geese in urban landscapes….

Posted May 2, 2019

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Lugar Documentary Nominated for Emmy Award; WFYI to Rebroadcast in Tribute to His Memory

“Richard Lugar: Reason’s Quiet Warrior,” a documentary jointly produced by WFYI Public Media and Franklin College, was nominated for an…

Posted Apr 29, 2019

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College Awarded Council of Independent Colleges Grant to Promote Student Research

Franklin College is among 25 Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) member institutions selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of…

Posted Apr 29, 2019