2002: John Anderson Fry is elected 14th president of Franklin and Marshall College.
Performing Arts Center opens. Philadelphia Alumni Writers House constructed.
James Street Improvement District and Floyd Institute for Public Policy
celebrates sesquicentennial of the union between Franklin College
and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.
2004: College ends "derecognition"
policy of College fraternities after 16 years. Buchanan Park renovated.
2006: The Alumni Association boasts chapters around the country and hosts
activities around the world. It serves the nearly 25,000 living alumni
who hold leadership positions in virtually every profession, and who
enjoy the ongoing programs of the college.
2007: New all-weather synthetic turf athletic field constructed on
2008 October: New Klehr Center for Jewish Life and Ken Gramas '88
Memorial Pavilion at North Campus Athletic Turf Field dedicated.
2010: John Anderson Fry leaves Franklin and Marshall to become President
of Drexel University. John Burness (F&M 1967) serves as
interim president. Daniel Porterfield of Georgetown University
chosen as 15th President of Franklin and Marshall College.
2011: Daniel R. Porterfield is inaugurated as 15th President
of Franklin and Marshall College.
2011: New College House opens. It is the first Leadership in
Energy and Environmental Design-certified building on campus,
highlighting the College's commitment to sustainability.