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The Moot Courtroom at Fordham Lincoln Center's Law School.

Fordham Sets the Record Straight on Affirmative Action

October 16, 2019

Earlier this month, the federal court case about race-based admissions was settled in Harvard’s favor. Since then, members of the Fordham community have made efforts to clear up misconceptions about “affirmative action” in college admissions.

For the first time since its opening in 1968, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will have a female dean leading the school. On Tuesday, April 30, a search committee appointed Laura Auricchio to replace Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., who served the school for a record 20 years.

Fordham Appoints First Female Dean of Fordham College Lincoln Center

May 1, 2019

For the first time since its opening in 1968, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will have a female dean leading the school. On Tuesday, April 30, a search committee appointed Laura Auricchio to replace Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., who served the school for a record 20 years.

Big name schools give low-income students a chance to succeed

Prestige Is the Way Out

April 30, 2019

So, you have to imagine there’s a certain sense of thrill and hullabaloo to getting those college acceptance letters in the mail — not just because someone really, for sure, definitely wants to go to Yale, but because it’s a way out for them.

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Free Community Colleges: The Push For-Profits Need

January 28, 2015

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