P. Gregory Warden is the fourth President of Franklin University Switzerland.

"Franklin is not your typical university. We are small, deliberately so, and our mission is closely connected to the traditions of liberal education. Our small size, our liberal arts programs that link to professional pathways, our location in Switzerland, and our longstanding multicultural focus combine to create a singular student experience, one rich in curricular and co-curricular opportunities. In our teaching we emphasize broad knowledge, critical thinking, engagement, social responsibility and commitment, combined with professional skills that prepare students to be responsible and compassionate leaders. We also connect to the rest of the world and to global issues through our unique Academic Travel program. I like to say that we distinguish ourselves for being truly international: American design, international components, and last but not least, Made in Switzerland." - P. Gregory Warden, President

He previously taught at Bowdoin College, the University of Pennsylvania, and SMU, where he was University Distinguished Professor, Meadows Foundation Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor.

Warden is the Executive Editor of Etruscan Studies, a trustee of the Etruscan Foundation, Consulting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology, and an elected member of the Istituto di Studi Etruschi e Italici.

He is also the founder and Principal Investigator of the Mugello Valley Archaeological Project, which since 1995 has trained students from over 70 universities and includes scholars from seven countries. The project's discoveries have been featured in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, in the European media, as well as on CNN, Reuters and the Discovery Channel. 

In 2012 the Republic of Italy awarded President Warden the title of Cavaliere of the Order of Italian Solidarity for his sustained contributions to Italian culture.

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