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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By Victor Ordonez The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) had voluntarily withdrawn its petition to represent Fordham adjuncts, according to the director of communications for the university, Bob Howe.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 5, 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...

Faculty Senate Launches Campaign Against Healthcare Proposals

Faculty Senate Launches Campaign Against Healthcare Proposals

April 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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 29, 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 22, 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...

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