Administration retaliates — against students — over student support for faculty rights

Four Fordham students evicted from dorm rooms—on 15 minutes notice just after 6pm on Friday evening—as the Administration retaliates against students over their support for faculty rights On Friday evening fourteen students received letters from Fordham Dean of Students Chris Rodgers, who imposed severe sanctions on them for participating in a Thursday demonstration in support … More Administration retaliates — against students — over student support for faculty rights

Theology Grad Students Support Fordham Faculty

Fordham Theology graduate students sent the following letter to the Administration and Board of Trustees registering their support for faculty and contingent faculty. April 27, 2017 Dear President Joseph McShane, S.J., Board of Trustees, and members of the Fordham Administration, In the wake of the recent vote of no confidence, the Board of Trustees’ passing … More Theology Grad Students Support Fordham Faculty

88% Vote No Confidence – What Now? Update on Salary & Benefit Negotiations

The following is an update letter to the Fordham Community from Andrew H. Clark, Chair of the Faculty Salary & Benefits Committee. April 24, 2017 Dear Fordham Students, Families, Staff, and Alumni, Over the course of the last week, students, staff and alumni have approached us about a flurry of email communications they’ve received from … More 88% Vote No Confidence – What Now? Update on Salary & Benefit Negotiations

Faculty Senate accepts salary and benefits deal under protest

On Friday afternoon Fordham’s faculty Senate agreed, under protest, to accept the Administration’s revised salary and benefits agreement. The language of the resolution to accept the deal reads as follows: The Senate moved: To accept the following recommendation from the Faculty Salary and Benefits Committee: The Faculty Salary and Benefits Committee accepts the administration’s modified … More Faculty Senate accepts salary and benefits deal under protest

#fordham #fakenews : Administration serves up disinformation to campus journalists

Writing in the midst of an Faculty Senate meeting this afternoon, Salary and Benefits Committee Chair Andrew H. Clark set the record straight on recent disinformation promulgated by the University’s Press Officer, Robert Howe. Clark noted: Bob Howe’s statement that Faculty Salary and Benefits Committee made changes over the weekend is utterly false and we … More #fordham #fakenews : Administration serves up disinformation to campus journalists

Faculty and Administration reach tentative agreement

Faculty salary and benefits negotiators emerged from Cunniffe House, home to Fordham’s administrative offices, on Friday evening after another full day of negotiations with a tentative three-year agreement that would lock in the all-in salary pool with 2.7% increases for each year over three years, but with significant health care cutbacks. Average new exposure is … More Faculty and Administration reach tentative agreement

The Beginning of the End of Fordham as a Great University? Time to Pull Back from the Precipice

Professor Mark Naison, who has served as a faculty member in Fordham’s History and African and African American Studies Departments for 47 years, weighs in on the health crisis at Fordham. This post, that originally appeared on his Facebook page, is republished with his permission. He headlined that with “Keepin’ it real.” Thank you, Mark.  MARK … More The Beginning of the End of Fordham as a Great University? Time to Pull Back from the Precipice