Under the dynamic leadership of President Kim Mooney '83, Franklin Pierce University is preparing students to be confident, knowledgeable citizens equipped to work across disciplines and differences in our diverse and increasingly interconnected world. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, our academic programs, overseen by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Catherine M. Paden, Ph.D., meet students where they are, enabling them to succeed academically and prepare for rewarding careers across a breadth of fields.

To remain successful within a highly competitive 21st-century marketplace, Franklin Pierce delivers an education that is both rigorous and relevant by making strategic investments across the University. Under the governance of our Board of Trustees and through the bold and innovative vision for our future as laid out in our strategic plan, Pierce@60, the University is poised for long-term growth and success in New England and beyond.

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