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Fordham Faculty Donates Largely to Democrats

Fordham Faculty Donates Largely to Democrats

October 19, 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 19, 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 22, 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 22, 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 14, 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 7, 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...

Faculty Accuses Administration of Violating Statues Over Salary Agreement

Faculty Accuses Administration of Violating Statues Over Salary Agreement

September 7, 2016

  By Erin Shanahan The university administration has set the faculty salary raise to 2.1 percent for the coming academic year without an agreement from the Fordham Faculty Senate, a decision tha...

Accused Prep Teacher Responds to Sexual Assault Allegations

Accused Prep Teacher Responds to Sexual Assault Allegations

August 16, 2016

By Laura Sanicola A Fordham Prep religion teacher, who will not return to the school after an allegation of sexual abuse against him was deemed credible, is responding to the allegations made by former student Michael Meenan. Meenan, Fordham Prep '8...

Fordham Adjuncts Host Labor Justice Event

Fordham Adjuncts Host Labor Justice Event

April 20, 2016

By Mike Byrne Adjunct faculty members at Fordham are organizing for better treatment from administration. On Thursday, April 14, Fordham Faculty United (FFU), a group formed this year by various adjunct f...

University Strategic Plan Drafted, Released

University Strategic Plan Drafted, Released

April 6, 2016

By Laura Sanicola Almost one year after Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, announced he was creating a new strategic plan for the university, Fordham’s Continuous University Strategic Plan...

University Hosts Task Force Meetings

University Hosts Task Force Meetings

March 30, 2016

By Theresa Schliep The Diversity Task Force held its first community meetings at both the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses. The Rose Hill meetings were held on March 8 in Tognino Hall and March 9 in t...

University Responds to Two Armed Robberies Minutes Apart

University Responds to Two Armed Robberies Minutes Apart

March 15, 2016

By Erin Shanahan Two Fordham students were robbed in separate incidents last night occurring just five minutes apart for one another and within close proximity. The incidents occurred around 7:50 p.m. on Monday, March 14. ...

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