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American democracy just survived a near-death experience during the slow-motion coup that was the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency. It culminated in his rejecting his electoral loss and pressuring officials and political allies to back his claims that the election was fraudulent and, at the end, inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol in an effort to stay in power. During his time as president, he attacked the press, undermined truth with lies and conspiracy theories, and flouted countless institutional norms such as the peaceful transition of power and the rule of law that American democracy has depended on to function.

Wednesday, February 10

Opinion Piece: Why Civic Engagement is Key to Protecting Democracy

American democracy just survived a near-death experience during the slow-motion coup that was the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency. It culminated in his rejecting his electoral loss and pressuring officials and political allies to back his claims that the election was fraudulent and, at the end, inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol in an effort to stay in power. During his time as president, he attacked the press, undermined truth with lies and conspiracy theories, and flouted countless institutional norms such as the peaceful transition of power and the rule of law that American democracy has depended on to function.

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Matt Johnson has been named the fifth head coach of the University’s women’s soccer program. Johnson comes to Rindge with nearly a decade of head coaching experience at the Division II level already under his belt, and brings plenty of administrative experience with him.

Tuesday, February 02

Matt Johnson Named Head Coach of Women’s Soccer Program

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Rachel Burleson has announced Matt Johnson has been named the fifth head coach of the University’s women’s soccer program. Johnson comes to Rindge with nearly a decade of head coaching experience at the Division II level already under his belt, and brings plenty of administrative experience with him.

PA rose to the number one spot on the U.Sn News & World Report's 2021 Best Jobs list. The rankings factor in important aspects of a job including growth potential, work-life balance, and salary.

Thursday, January 28

PA Named Best Overall Job in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report

PA rose to the number one spot on the U.Sn News & World Report's 2021 Best Jobs list. The rankings factor in important aspects of a job including growth potential, work-life balance, and salary.

As we officially kick off the spring semester on the Rindge Campus today, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all back home and offer my sincere gratitude to each member of our community.

Wednesday, January 27

President Mooney Welcomes Students Back to Rindge

As we officially kick off the spring semester on the Rindge Campus today, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all back home and offer my sincere gratitude to each member of our community.

Students at Franklin Pierce University have begun returning for the spring semester but not before testing negative for COVID-19 within the past week.

Tuesday, January 26

As Ravens return, FPU plans even more COVID testing in spring semester

Students at Franklin Pierce University have begun returning for the spring semester but not before testing negative for COVID-19 within the past week.

Thursday, January 14

Dean's Honors and Dean's List for Fall 2020

View the Dean's Lists for the Fall 2020 semester.

Professor Chrisina Cliff of the Humanities Department at Franklin Pierce University has published an opinion article regarding President Trump.

Thursday, January 07

Op-Ed by Prof. Cliff: Should Donald Trump remain in the intelligence loop?

Professor Chrisina Cliff of the Humanities Department at Franklin Pierce University has published an opinion article regarding President Trump.

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, President Mooney was determined to keep Franklin Pierce University open. Because of the nature of its programs and its idyllic setting, which lets students enjoy a wealth of outdoor options such as hiking and kayaking, a return to a live campus became the preferred option in the fall.

Monday, December 21

In-person success: How Franklin Pierce made it happen

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, President Mooney was determined to keep Franklin Pierce University open. Because of the nature of its programs and its idyllic setting, which lets students enjoy a wealth of outdoor options such as hiking and kayaking, a return to a live campus became the preferred option in the fall.

A Holiday Message from Franklin Pierce University.

Wednesday, December 16

A Holiday Message

A Holiday Message from Franklin Pierce University.

Franklin Pierce University today announced the appointment of Catherine M. Paden, Ph.D. as provost and vice president for academic affairs. In July 2021, Dr. Paden will assume her new role as the chief academic officer on Franklin Pierce’s highly collaborative senior leadership team, where she will oversee the development, implementation and assessment of new programs and the ongoing review and evaluation of existing curricula. She will report directly to Dr. Kim Mooney, president of Franklin Pierce University.

Wednesday, December 16

Announcement: New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affair

Franklin Pierce University today announced the appointment of Catherine M. Paden, Ph.D. as provost and vice president for academic affairs. In July 2021, Dr. Paden will assume her new role as the chief academic officer on Franklin Pierce’s highly collaborative senior leadership team, where she will oversee the development, implementation and assessment of new programs and the ongoing review and evaluation of existing curricula. She will report directly to Dr. Kim Mooney, president of Franklin Pierce University.

As announced earlier Tuesday by the Northeast-10 Conference, given the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across the region, the league’s Council of Presidents has voted to cancel formal regular season and championship competition in the Conference’s seven winter sports. Impacted sports involve competition for both men and women in basketball, indoor track & field, and swimming & diving as well as men’s ice hockey.

Tuesday, December 15

NE10 Update on Winter Sports

As announced earlier Tuesday by the Northeast-10 Conference, given the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across the region, the league’s Council of Presidents has voted to cancel formal regular season and championship competition in the Conference’s seven winter sports. Impacted sports involve competition for both men and women in basketball, indoor track & field, and swimming & diving as well as men’s ice hockey.

Franklin Pierce University prepares its graduates for all aspects of a career in physical therapy through hands-on work, clinical experience, lectures, and seminars in state-of-the-art facilities in Goodyear, Arizona or Manchester, New Hampshire.

Thursday, December 10

Learn about our DPT Program

Franklin Pierce University prepares its graduates for all aspects of a career in physical therapy through hands-on work, clinical experience, lectures, and seminars in state-of-the-art facilities in Goodyear, Arizona or Manchester, New Hampshire.

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