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McShane to Appoint Senior Diversity Admin Following Task Force Report

McShane to Appoint Senior Diversity Admin Following Task Force Report

November 15, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  The university president will appoint a Chief Diversity Officer, a new senior administrator position, in light of recommendations made in a new report from the Diversity Task Force. The ...

Fordham Law Professor Loses Congressional Bid

Fordham Law Professor Loses Congressional Bid

November 8, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In the midst of an impassioned election night, Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout fell to her Republican opponent John Faso in her bid for Congress in New York’s 19th district. Teachout ...

FCRH Students, Faculty, Alum Favor Clinton, GSB Favors Trump

FCRH Students, Faculty, Alum Favor Clinton, GSB Favors Trump

November 2, 2016

  By Amanda Giglio, Amanda Maile and Tara Martinelli Fordham students, alumni and faculty plan to vote for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, and are more confident with thei...

Cunniffes Donate $20 Million to Financial Aid

Cunniffes Donate $20 Million to Financial Aid

November 1, 2016

By Theresa Schliep The Cunniffes contributes to their legacy as $20 million donors with a generous gift to the university last week. Maurice Cunniffe, FCRH ’54, and Carolyn Dursi Cunniffe, Ph.D. GSAS ’71...

Faculty Senate to Admin: Open Letters Are Not Enough

Faculty Senate to Admin: Open Letters Are Not Enough

October 25, 2016

By Laura Sanicola The Fordham Faculty Senate admonished the practice of writing open letters with no further action after potential bias incidents in a widely disseminated email. The Senate’s ema...

Trustees Adopt Strategic Planning Framework

Trustees Adopt Strategic Planning Framework

October 25, 2016

By Laura Sanicola  The board of trustees has adopted the Continuous University Strategic Planning framework, a series of goals and initiatives set forth by the Strategic Planning Committee that includ...

Fordham Faculty Donates Largely to Democrats

Fordham Faculty Donates Largely to Democrats

October 18, 2016

By Jacques Paye  Ninety-six percent of campaign contributions by Fordham professors, researchers and teaching fellows over the past five years went to Democratic candidates and political action committee...

Kearney Leaves Assistant Director of Student Involvement Job

Kearney Leaves Assistant Director of Student Involvement Job

October 18, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In the latest staffing change for the Office of Student Involvement, Alexandra Kearney, assistant director of student affairs, stepped down from her position earlier this month. She has taken a posi...

Diversity Action Coalition Sets Goals at First Meeting

Diversity Action Coalition Sets Goals at First Meeting

September 21, 2016

By Yasmin Merchant The Diversity Action Coalition (DAC), formed last year in response to several bias incidents that occurred on the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses, kicked off the semester on Mon...

Faculty Senate Files Grievances With President, Administrators

Faculty Senate Files Grievances With President, Administrators

September 21, 2016

By Theresa Schliep  The Faculty Senate at Fordham University filed grievances with four administrative members and groups, including Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, after the university imposed an unapprov...

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages, Deliver  Petition to University President

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages, Deliver Petition to University President

September 13, 2016

By Mike Byrne Fordham Faculty United (FFU), a campus organization comprised of Fordham adjuncts, held a protest on the steps of Dealy Hall last Thursday in hopes of presenting a petition outlining their complaints to Rev. Joseph M. McShane,...

Fordham Tuition Increase Remains Constant

Fordham Tuition Increase Remains Constant

September 6, 2016

By Mike Byrne Fordham’s tuition continues its upward trend for another year. The university set the tuition at $47,850, a 3.75 percent increase from last year for full-time students who are attendin...

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