The Observer

Fordham Faculty Fights for Fair Pay

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.

Adjunct Union Ratifies ‘Historic’ First Contract

Adjunct Union Ratifies ‘Historic’ First Contract

August 3, 2018

On July 17, the union of contingent faculty ratified their first contracts for full-time and part-time pro...

University and Adjuncts Reach “Tentative” Contract Deal

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...

Faculty to Vote on Unionization

Faculty to Vote on Unionization

October 1, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor A mail ballot election to determine whether or not to unionize most ...

Adjunct Union Push Goes Public

Adjunct Union Push Goes Public

April 15, 2017

By ELIZABETH LANDRY News Co-Editor Unofficial organization Fordham Faculty United (FFU) has recent...

Protests Clash with Spring Preview

Protests Clash with Spring Preview

April 15, 2017

By Elizabeth Landry Asst. News Co-Editor The April 8 Spring Preview, a longstanding tradition of sho...

Flurry of Statements Deepens Faculty-Admin Divide

Flurry of Statements Deepens Faculty-Admin Divide

April 14, 2017

Earlier today, Bob Howe, Assistant Vice President for Communications and Special Advisor to the President,...

Adjuncts Demand Better Working Conditions

Adjuncts Demand Better Working Conditions

September 29, 2016

By CECILE NEIDIG News Co-Editor Fordham Faculty United (FFU), which represents adjunct and contin...

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages

September 14, 2016

By CECILE NEIDIG News Co-Editor On Thursday, Sept. 8, Fordham Faculty United (FFU), a group compri...