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The Human Resources and Risk Management team strives every day to be your trusted partner, helping you achieve both your departmental and your own professional goals. We support Franklin Pierce's mission by:

  • Fostering a culture of collaboration and inclusion

  • Valuing process improvement and continuing to develop programs and practices that are simple to use

  • Hiring and retaining diverse and top talent

  • Providing guidance and practical solutions to help you solve your challenges

  • Leading by example



Did You Know?


The 2019-2023 RFF Collective Bargaining Agreement is now available.


TIAA's January live webinars

Introduction to estate planning

Estate planning done correctly serves as an essential part of an individual’s overall financial plan. This webinar will discuss common estate planning documents and strategies to discuss with your tax and legal advisors for greater financial confidence both now and down the road.

January 14 at 12 p.m. (ET)

Quarterly economic and market update

TIAA’s Chief Investment Strategist will discuss economic and market developments that may impact your retirement savings strategy.

January 15 at 12 p.m. (ET)

10 Predictions for the year

Nuveen’s Chief Equity Strategist will discuss his annual predictions for 2020, taking a comprehensive look at the trends and issues he believes are positioned to shape the economy and markets for the coming year.

January 16 at 12 p.m. (ET)

Looking to turn your retirement savings into a “paycheck” for life?

Learn how creating a diversified income plan—one that uses a combination of income sources and includes annuity income that’s guaranteed for life2—can help reduce the risks you may face in retirement and ensure you have income that never runs out.

January 16 at 3 p.m. (ET)

Q1 2020 Live Webinar Calendar



















Join the American Lung Association at the 11th Annual Cycle the Seacoast on May 3, 2020 at Cisco Brewers Portsmouth! Choose from a 25, 50 or 100 mile option along the beautiful New Hampshire Seacoast or volunteer to support the cyclists. Sign up to volunteer on the event website (volunteers are not required to fundraise but have the option). We have volunteer positions for both individuals and groups. This is a great way to showcase your business in the community! 

Start a company team! Each individual participant is required to pay a registration fee and fundraise a minimum of $200 to participate. Cyclists can register here using code “SAVE” for $10 off registration ($25 with discount). 

Contact Melissa at 207-624-0306 or if you have any questions about participating in this event as a participant or volunteer!

Cycle the Seacoast






Meet Your Team


Dawn Broussard - Interim Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, Title IX Coordinator

Responsible for employee relations, compensation, Title IX, recruiting, and policies/procedures


Wendy DiPasquale - Sr. HRIS Manager

Responsible for processing all PARs and stipend requests for payroll, student worker payroll,

processing data requests and all state, federal and higher education reporting, coordination of Graduate Assistants


Cindy Stoddard - Human Resource Specialist

Responsible for employee benefits and risk management, Benefits responsibilities include Employee Navigator questions, benefit eligibility, leaves of absence and COBRA. Risk management responsibilities include processing COIs, accidents/incidents involving university property, workers compensation claims 


Janice Smith - HR Administrative Specialist

Responsible for providing front office and administrative support including team appointments, managing student employment, and providing recruitment support and maintaining the Jazz HR system. Coordinates events for and with the Human Resources department.



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