The Observer

Faculty and Staff Benefits to be Re-assessed in 2020

Faculty and Staff Benefits to be Re-assessed in 2020

March 27, 2019

The 2017 agreement reduced health care benefits and raised salaries by 2.1 percent. Though Fordham employees fought this decision in 2017, it has remained unchanged.

Professor Suspended, University Investigates

April 18, 2018

On Friday, April 6 Associate Philosophy Professor William Jaworski was given notice of his suspension...

Faculty Senate Reaches Decision on Merit Pay

Faculty Senate Reaches Decision on Merit Pay

March 14, 2018

By Andrew Donchak Staff Writer This winter, Fordham’s Faculty Salary and Benefits Committee and Fa...

Speaking His Language: An Interview With Andrew Clark

Speaking His Language: An Interview With Andrew Clark

February 25, 2018

The moment you enter Dr. Clark’s office, you will presumably notice the amount of books surrounding...

Faculty and Students: University’s Internal Investigations Are Missing the Point

November 16, 2017

The university is a receptive machine. This year, the administration has picked up several signals f...

University Chooses New Diversity Officer

University Chooses New Diversity Officer

October 26, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor In an Oct. 11 university-wide email, Fordham President Joseph M. M...

State of the Institution: Free Speech at Fordham

September 2, 2017

By COLIN SHEELEY News Editor “The Board needs to communicate more with the faculty,” Andrew Clar...

Is Fordham Too Tuition Dependent?

By SOPHIE KOZUB, News Editor

September 2, 2017

Filed under News

Fordham being an expensive school is not a groundbreaking observation. With tuition at $49,645, and approximately 90 percent of undergraduates relying on some form of university-funded financial aid, most students here either do not or cannot pay the full price to attend. But how do those tuition dollars and the volume of finan...

Despite Deal, Tensions Around Salary and Benefits Remain

Despite Deal, Tensions Around Salary and Benefits Remain

September 2, 2017

Amidst criticism from members of the Faculty Senate over a lack of transparency, the Board of Trustees h...

Salary and Benefits Deal Jeopardized by Alleged Changes

Salary and Benefits Deal Jeopardized by Alleged Changes

May 1, 2017

A scheduled Faculty Senate vote on an agreed upon salary and benefits plan was jeopardized today by allegations...

Faculty and Admin Come to Agreement Over Salary and Benefits

Faculty and Admin Come to Agreement Over Salary and Benefits

April 28, 2017

After months of controversy and protests, the faculty have come to an agreement with the administrati...

Inside the Three-Year History of Health Care Controversies

Inside the Three-Year History of Health Care Controversies

April 28, 2017

In the heat of the ongoing negotiations between faculty and the administration over health care benefits and s...