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Faculty Senate Launches Campaign Against Healthcare Proposals

Faculty Senate Launches Campaign Against Healthcare Proposals

April 4, 2017

By Theresa Schliep As a response to health care negotiations and other tensions with the administration, the Faculty Senate has launched a letter-writing campaign to various members of the administration. The administr...

Adjuncts Face Unionization Roadblocks

Adjuncts Face Unionization Roadblocks

April 4, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Fordham administration released plans to legally deter Fordham’s adjunct faculty attempt to unionize on Friday, March 31. Fordham’s administration responded by hiring “union busting” lawy...

Fordham VP Oppose Cuomo’s Budget

Fordham VP Oppose Cuomo’s Budget

April 4, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Fordham University’s associate vice president of government relations has urged the university community to protest the recent budget proposed by New York State Governor and Fordham alumni Andrew Cuomo. The...

Fordham CIO Discusses the Endowment with The Fordham Ram

March 30, 2017

By Nick Wetzel Eric Wood, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Fordham University, manages the university’s endowment. In recent years, universities’s endowments has become one of the most important m...

FFU Moves Closer to Forming Adjunct Union

FFU Moves Closer to Forming Adjunct Union

March 28, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Students and members of Fordham Faculty United (FFU) gathered outside Dealy Hall on March 9 in preparation to hand deliver a student petition to president of the University Rev. Joseph M. McS...

University Joins 560 Others in Asking Trump to Support “Dreamers”

University Joins 560 Others in Asking Trump to Support “Dreamers”

March 22, 2017

By Theresa Schliep  Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, signed a letter to President Donald Trump in support of “Dreamers”, immigrants who fall under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). McShane and over 560 ot...

Faculty Deliver Student Petition to McShane

Faculty Deliver Student Petition to McShane

March 11, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Students and members of Fordham Faculty United (FFU) gathered outside Dealy Hall on Mar. 9 in preparation to hand deliver a student petition to Fordham University president Rev. Joseph M....

Students Address Dean Mast at Town Hall

Students Address Dean Mast at Town Hall

February 22, 2017

By Aislinn Keely Maura B. Mast, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics and dean of Fordham College Rose Hill (FCRH), held the first FCRH town hall of the semester, where students addressed questions regard...

Faculty Sign Petition in Support of SJP Student

Faculty Sign Petition in Support of SJP Student

February 21, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Over 100 Fordham University faculty members have signed a petition in efforts to intervene in the hearing of Sapphira Lurie, FCLC ’17, who has been charged with holding a protest without proper authorizatio...

Fordham Faculty Stand in Silent Protest of the Administration

Fordham Faculty Stand in Silent Protest of the Administration

February 2, 2017

By Erin Shanahan Faculty members stood outside of today's Continuous University Strategic Planning (CUSP) meeting in silent protest of the administration's objection of the Faculty Hearing Committee’s findings that said the administration broke the university's own governing laws. Over 150 Fordham...

Administration Objects to Faculty Hearing Committee’s Recommendation

Administration Objects to Faculty Hearing Committee’s Recommendation

January 31, 2017

By Erin Shanahan  Fordham’s Faculty Hearing Committee found the grievances filed by the Faculty Senate contending the administration broke the university’s own governing laws have merit, according to an email from the Senat...

McShane Pledges Support to Refugees and Immigrants in Light of Executive Order

McShane Pledges Support to Refugees and Immigrants in Light of Executive Order

January 29, 2017

By Theresa Schliep  Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, released an email to the student body this Sunday showing support to refugees and immigrants that may be affected by Presiden...

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