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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

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

Search Committee for New FCLC Dean Announced

November 10, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., and Interim Provost Jonathan Crystal announced the formation of a search committee to determine the next dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).

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...


College Council Discusses Diversity Training

December 8, 2016

By ELIZABETH LANDRY Asst. News Editor College Council held their last meeting of the Fall 2016 semester on Dec. 1. The dis...

According to Fordham experts, the Pope isn’t as radical as some media outlets publicize.
(Tessa van Bergen / The Observer)

Fordham Talks Evolution and Church: They Can Co-Exist

November 20, 2014

By JUSTIN REBOLLOStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 When Pope Francis gave his address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City, the media promo...

College Council Talks Freshmen Registration

October 23, 2014

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-in-ChiefPublished: October 22, 2014 The protocol for registration for incoming freshman students and Sodexo were discussed at the College Council meeting that took place on Thursday, Oct. 16 in the South Lounge at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).  Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., dean of FCLC, broug...

The Metropolitan Opera has become the only opera company in New York City after NYCO announced bankruptcy on Oct. 3. (KIRSTIN BUNKLEY/The Observer)

New York City Opera Shutters After Seventy Years

October 17, 2013

By TYLER MARTINS Asst. Arts & Cultures Editor Published: October 16, 2013   Founded in ...