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Rev. Robert Grimes, S.J., served as dean for 20 years, making him Fordham’s longest serving dean.

Walk On

May 1, 2019

As dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Rev. Robert Grimes, S.J., led the school to down a path to prominence. Out of office and recovering from treatment, he now has to forge one for himself

Fordham Lincoln Center's United Student Government student government has released the results of its elections for the first time in four years.

USG Releases 2019 Election Tallies in Swift Reversal

April 10, 2019

The release clarified that the committee’s decision does not guarantee that future USG administrations will publicize the numbers of their election results.

Tina Thermadam, FCLC '20, will be USG's next president. Robert Stryczek, GSB '21, will be the next vice president.

Lincoln Center Elects Thermadam and Stryczek in Vote for a ‘Status Quo’ USG

April 3, 2019

Tina Thermadam defeated Austin Tong in a race that wrestled with the very structure of student government.

Dr. Rebecca Stark-Gendrano will begin her new position in April.

Fordham Appoints New Junior and Transfer Dean

March 27, 2019

An internal hire, Stark-Gendrano will assume this role from her current position at Fordham as assistant director of Lincoln Center’s Office of Prestigious Fellowships. She is also an adjunct professor in the English department.


McShane Launches CUSP Phase II, Allocates $8 Million

December 6, 2018

On Dec. 3, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., announced his plan to shift the Continuous University Strategic Planning (CUSP) process into its second stage.

On Oct. 24, the Time Warner Center was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package in the building. They treated the package as an explosive device.

NYPD Evacuates Time Warner Center After Finding Explosive Device

October 24, 2018

The Time Warner Center (TWC) was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package sent to...

The newly inaugurated members of the 2018-19 United Student Government.(ZOEY LIU/THE OBSERVER)

At Inauguration, USG President and Vice President Deliver New Message and Program

October 11, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 11, before a crowd of students in divided into formal and casual dress, Dean of Students...

Peat, a new face at Fordham, extends a welcome to all of campus. (COLIN SHEELEY/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Welcomes New Title IX Coordinator

September 12, 2018

“Good,” “better,” “best.” These were the words Kareem Peat, Fordham University’s new Titl...

(COLIN SHEELEY/The Observer)

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...

Freedman was appointed as provost, a newly-created position, in 2010. (COURTESY OF FORDHAM NEWS AND MEDIA RELATIONS)

Stephen M. Freedman, University Provost, Dies at 68

July 3, 2018

Dr. Stephen M. Freedman, Ph.D., provost of Fordham University and a fixture in its academic community...


University and Adjuncts Reach “Tentative” Contract Deal

June 15, 2018

After four months of negotiations, the university and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) have...

Professor Suspended, University Investigates

April 18, 2018

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