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Bishop DiMarzio, who collaborated with Fordham to create the CSAA in 2012. has been accused of sexually assaulting a student in 1975.

Bishop With Ties to Fordham Accused of Sexual Assault

December 4, 2019

Allegations of sexual assault against Nicholas DiMarzio, a bishop with ties to the local Catholic community, including Fordham, were revealed on Nov. 11.

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.

Mulkeen left a lucrative career in finance in order to serve his University's local Bronx community.

NYC Mourns Fordham Alumnus and Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty

October 16, 2019

NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen, Fordham alumnus of Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill (GSBRH) ’08, passed away after being shot in the line of duty on Sept. 29, 2019. He was 33 years old and lived in Yorktown Heights, New York.

Michael Higgins speaks to a sold-out crowd at FCLC. On a highly publicized visit to New York City, he also appeared at the UN and on Jimmy Kimmel.

The President of Ireland Visits Fordham University

October 2, 2019

President Higgins presented his perspective on the international refugee crisis and how he believes countries around the world should respond. His speech came amid the United Nations General Assembly.

An infographic outlining CUSP's strategic initiatives for the foreseeable future.

CUSP Committee Envisions Fordham in the Coming Decades

October 2, 2019

CUSP co-chair Dennis Jacobs, the university provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, described how Fordham has both the opportunity and duty to successfully raise later generations in an ever-changing world.

The Dec. 7 incident at Rodrigue’s Coffee House has reignited the free speech debate at Fordham. (ANDREW BEECHER/THE OBSERVER)

Coffeehouse Clash Gains National Attention

January 25, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH News Editor College campuses are no stranger to political controversy. Over the past...

(Jon Bjornson/THE OBSERVER).

Task Force Investigates Student Retention

December 10, 2017

By ANDREW DONCHAK Staff Writer Earlier this year, president Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. released a stat...

(COLIN SHEELEY/The Observer)

McShane Sits Down with Student Press

September 28, 2017

Editors from the Fordham Observer and the Fordham Ram met with Fordham President Rev. Joseph M. McSha...

Fordham Faculty United protesting low wages at the Rose Hill campus in September 2016. (ANDREA GARCIA/THE OBSERVER)

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...

This marks the first time Fordham has rescinded an honorary degree. (Susan Tusa/Detroit Free Press/MCT)

Board of Trustees Rescinds Cosby’s Honorary Degree

September 24, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA Editor-in-Chief At approximately 2:20p.m. on Sept. 24, the University released a state...

Father McShane defined racism as not only a “political, social or economic issue, but a moral one.” (Courtesy of WFUV via flickr)

McShane Delivers Homily on Race and Racism

March 11, 2015

By IAN SCHAEFERStaff WriterPublished: March 11, 2015 On Sunday, March 1, Fordham students gathered at t...