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In his email to the community, Father McShane describes how Fordham University has risen 8 spots up on the U.S. News ranking of national research universities. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Fordham Addresses Rise in Rankings

September 16, 2020

"Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. president of the university, updated the Fordham community on Monday, Sept. 14 about the university’s ranking among various college ranking lists. Overall, Fordham’s ranking in multiple categories rose this year. "

President of the university called for a budgetary task force in his 2017 Convocation address.

McShane Addresses Clerical Abuse

October 1, 2019

Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, addressed clerical abuse in an interview with the Fordham Ram.

ASILI and El Grito de Lares paid a silent tribute to Junior who was killed on June 20, 2018. (Kevin Stoltenborg/The Fordham Ram)

McShane Commemorates Life of Junior Guzman Four Months Later

October 17, 2018

By Helen Stevenson On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Black Student Alliance (ASILI) and El Grito de Lares paid a silent tribute to the life of Lesandro (Junior) Guzman-Feliz, a 15 -year-old boy and member of the Belmont community who ...

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 ...

On-the-Record with McShane

April 26, 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...

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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...

Faculty Senate To Hold Vote of No Confidence

Faculty Senate To Hold Vote of No Confidence

April 12, 2017

By Theresa Schliep Fordham’s administration wants to change faculty health care to a less generous plan. It has also, according to the Faculty Senate, imposed unapproved wage increases on the facult...

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....

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...

McShane Shares Bucket List With Students

McShane Shares Bucket List With Students

November 9, 2016

By Diana Nelson  To kick off Ignatian Week at Fordham, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, president of the university, told students 20 things he said they should do before they graduate. The first item on the list, which he called “corny and obvious,” is f...

McShane Updates University Community

December 2, 2015

By Katie Meyer In his second “University Community Monthly Update” email to the student body, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, provided updates about goings-on at Fordham’s various campuses, ranging from cyber security awareness to combatting racial injustice. He began with an update on the university’s Middle States Steering Committee. The group is a part of Fordham’s membership in th...

Father McShane announced his plans for the 175th Anniversary on Thursday Oct. 15 in an email to the community. Ram Archives

175th Anniversary Planning Committee Assembles

October 28, 2015

By Cailin McKenna In June 2016, the university will launch a yearlong celebration of the 175th anniversary, or dodransbicentennial, of the founding of the university and the College of Rose Hill. The cel...

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