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University Announces Union Election

University Announces Union Election

October 2, 2017

By Aislinn Keely  Fordham University and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United reached an agreement to hold a mail ballot election to unionize most adjunct and full-time, non-tenure track faculty som...

Fordham Taps Kay Turner As New HR VP

Fordham Taps Kay Turner As New HR VP

September 13, 2017

By Michael Fissinger Fordham has appointed Kay Turner to its newest administrative position, Vice President of Human Resources, according to a university statement sent to the Fordham community on Aug. 31. She begins her job Sept...

Fordham Dips to No. 61 from No. 60 in the U.S. News and World Report Ranking

Fordham Dips to No. 61 from No. 60 in the U.S. News and World Report Ranking

September 12, 2017

By Theresa Schliep  Fordham suffered a slight dip in the U.S. News and World Report Best National Universities ranking, dropping to No. 61 from No. 60. With an overall score of 60, Fordham tied wi...

John Brennan Joins Center on National Security

John Brennan Joins Center on National Security

September 8, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Fordham alumni and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan, FCRH ’77, has been appointed to be the Distinguished Fellow for Global Security at Fordham ...

McShane Responds to Trump’s DACA Decision

McShane Responds to Trump’s DACA Decision

September 6, 2017

By Erin Shanahan Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, endorsed the American Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) statement pledging to “make every effort to protect our dreamers ...

Fordham Announces Investigation into Dean Rodgers and RA Sexual Assault Training

Fordham Announces Investigation into Dean Rodgers and RA Sexual Assault Training

August 26, 2017

By Theresa Schliep Note: This article is breaking and will be updated as more information comes to light. The article discusses sexual assault and includes videos regarding sexual assault on campus...

Faculty and University Come to Salary and Benefits Deal

Faculty and University Come to Salary and Benefits Deal

May 12, 2017

Note: This article is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.  By Theresa Schliep and Aislinn Keely  After months of back and forth between faculty and the administration, ...

Budget and Salary Deals Complicate

Budget and Salary Deals Complicate

May 1, 2017

By Theresa Schliep and Victor Ordonez Note: This article is breaking and will be updated as more information comes to light. Update: 5/1/17, 6:23 p.m. Clark provided this statement in response to Howe ...

On-the-Record with McShane

April 25, 2017

By Erin Shanahan and Theresa Schliep  Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, sat down with The Fordham Ram to discuss the dodransbicentennial, deferred action for childhood arrivals, free speech and other topics and iss...

Faculty Pass Vote of No Confidence in McShane

Faculty Pass Vote of No Confidence in McShane

April 19, 2017

By Victor Ordonez and Theresa Schliep Fordham faculty passed a vote of no confidence in Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, on Wednesday. The Faculty Senate proposed the vote of n...

SEIU Withdraws Adjunct Petition: Admin Claim No Unionization Roadblocks

SEIU Withdraws Adjunct Petition: Admin Claim No Unionization Roadblocks

April 14, 2017

By Victor Ordonez The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) had voluntarily withdrawn its petition to represent Fordham adjuncts, according to the director of communications for the university, Bob Howe. In his ema...

Catholic Academics Condemn SJP Decision

Catholic Academics Condemn SJP Decision

April 4, 2017

By Jake Shore Catholic academics and clergy from colleges across the United States wrote a public letter to Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, last week in an attempt to reverse the d...

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