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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.

Wertz is the interim dean of FCLC while the search committee finds a successor for Grimes.

UPDATED: Search for FCLC Dean Nearing Conclusion

April 20, 2019

At a College Council meeting on April 4, attendees discussed an end of April deadline.


Grimes Steps Down as Dean of FCLC, Wertz Fills Interim Position

June 29, 2018

By CARMEN BORCA-CARRILLO News Editor On June 21, the Office of the President announced that Rev. Robert Grim...

Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center. (Kyle Morrison/The Observer)

Grimes’s Sudden Leave Surprises Fordham Community

February 15, 2018

As of Feb. 26, Dean Robert R. Grimes, S.J., has taken a leave of absence from his position as a university...

Dean Robert R. Grimes, S.J. (top left) is the longest serving Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center. (KYLE MORRISON/THE OBSERVER)

Professor of Psychology Appointed as Dean of Lincoln Center in Grimes’s Leave of Absence

January 27, 2018

Dean Robert R. Grimes, S.J. will take a leave of absence for the 2018 spring semester, according to a...