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Foreign Language Classes to Hold Formal Exams

April 28, 2020

Fordham told professors to get creative with how they will conduct their final exams, however the majority of foreign language core courses are continuing to require a traditional final exam.

Former Chair of Salary and Benefits Committee Andrew Clark said that

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...

Former Chair of Salary and Benefits Committee Andrew Clark said that

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...

Dr. Clark stated that “for the University to function, you have to take care of its people.” (JOSE EMILIO VALCARCEL/THE OBSERVER)

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...

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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

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...

Students express their support for adjunct faculty members at a Rose Hill Campus  protest. (EMMA DIMARCO/The Observer)

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...

A faculty member sports a personalized protest flyer during the faculty rally on April 19. The faculty passed a vote of no confidence in University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane's, S.J., leadership the same day. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/The Observer)

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...

Various members of the Fordham community gathered on the Fordham Lincoln Center plaza for a Sick-In protest on April 19. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/The Observer)

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...