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The Board assisted the Dean of FCLC in overseeing how the entire college was run. Dr. Wertz (left) served as interim dean after Fr. Grimes (right) stepped down due to a medical emergency. Last Spring, Dr. Auricchio (center) was appointed to the position.

FCLC Board of Advisors Disbanded

October 16, 2019

Two nights before their quarterly meeting last April, the secretive “Board of Advisors” received an email tacitly announcing the Board’s termination. Since then, the influential alumni who made up the board’s members have been caught in a state of limbo.

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Know the Faces of the Administration

September 19, 2019

Our administration is not a faceless monolith, and their roles and politics matter. 

Fordham Faculty United members protesting at an event at the height of tensions during their campaign in April 2017.

Fordham Faculty Fights for Fair Pay

September 18, 2019

On Aug. 28, 2019, every professor instructing a class at Fordham University knew exactly what their salary was going to be for the upcoming academic year. This wasn’t the case just two years ago.

Chief Diversity Officer Rafael Zapata discusses efforts to diversify staff and faculty at Fordham.

CDO Aims to Improve Diversity Hiring Process

February 20, 2019

Fordham’s administration has long been working towards creating a more diverse faculty and student body. Chief Diversity Officer Rafael Zapata believes that process starts with diverse hires if the university will allow for the time that takes.

SAGES runs a hotline that provides contraceptives to students upon request: the

SAGES Defies Fordham’s Sex Policies

February 12, 2019

While they behave much like an advocacy club on Fordham’s campuses, SAGES is not officially sanctioned by the university. Thus, they frequently demonstrate, petition and campaign against the university.

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Fordham Appoints New Title IX Coordinator, Other Administrative Positions

August 6, 2018

On Aug. 1, the Office of the Vice President for Administration announced that Kareem Peat, J.D., will jo...

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I Can’t Get Anything Done

September 16, 2017

By MIKAELA BERRY Contributing Writer For the entirety of my Fordham career I have been fighting for, ...

The members of the Positive, left to right: Chris Hennessey, Wallis Monday, Kyndal Jackson,Sinclair Spratley, Olivia Macklin. Bottom row: Kendall Allen, Peyton Berry, Lexi McMenamin.(JESS LUSZCYK/THE OBSERVER)

Gender Neutral Bathrooms in Progress

April 28, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA Editor-In-Chief Published: April 29, 2015 After six months of collaboration be...

Core members of the S.A.G.E.S. coalition meet to discuss what going public means and what the next steps are. From left to right, Alexandra Leen, FCRH '14, Rachel Field, Wilmarie Cintron-Muniz and Beth Chang, all FCRH '15. (Ian McKenna/The Observer)

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Conversation with (Some of) the Faces Behind the Movement

November 3, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Features Editor Published: November 3, 2014 The automatic sliding doors of Hu...