Swarthmore College

The Frank 5 Fellows program aims to bring a wider range of people into conversations about higher education and the liberal arts. By talking about the evolving careers, achievements, and challenges of college graduates and investigating the perceptions of liberal arts education within their extended social networks, the Aydelotte Foundation hopes to learn more about how people from different walks of life think about liberal arts education.


The Frank 5 program aims to:

  • Demystify the liberal arts: What is a liberal arts education? Who is it right for? Where can it lead? What possibilities does it open up?
  • Create new opportunities for conversation about liberal arts education and shared values through the lives and experiences of young grads.
  • Provide a platform from which young grads can expand their networks and connections, along with opportunities for them to sharpen their abilities to tell their stories to different audiences in the public sphere.