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FFU Protest

Adjunct Union Push Goes Public

After weeks of statements and correspondence, FFU continues to organize activism despite the fact that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has withdrawn their application to represent the adjuncts.
FFU Protest

Protests Clash with Spring Preview

Protests by students and faculty stole the spotlight during the Spring Preview campus showcase on April 8.

Flurry of Statements Deepens Faculty-Admin Divide

A statement from the university has sparked statements of further anger and frustration from faculty members, in support of Faculty Senate’s planned vote of no confidence in President Rev. Joseph M. McShane’s, S.J., leadership, to be held April 19.
Fordham Libraries Unveils "Fake News" Guide

Fordham Libraries Rolls Out “Fake News” Guide

In an effort to encourage students’ information literacy, the Fordham Libraries have created a “Fake News” research guide, now accessible through the main website.
LL 816

New Science Labs Underway for Fall 2017

Formerly one of the larger classrooms in the Lowenstein building, able to hold up to 70 students, LL 816 will soon be converted into a set of new labs for the natural sciences department.

Faculty Senate Discusses Ongoing Fight Over Salary, Benefits

Following an ongoing dispute with the administration over salaries and benefits, the Faculty Senate met on March 23 to discuss the conflict.

S.A.G.E.S. Takes On Professor

This week, students began speaking out about the Theatre Department director, Matthew Maguire. The tenured professor of 25 years, who currently teaches two classes per semester and advises students, recently settled a lawsuit brought by a former assistant professor which sought damages for sex discrimination and sexual harassment.
Sensitive Location

The Uncertainty of I.C.E.

Fordham is labeled a "sensitive location" by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

DOE Rules Against Fordham in Service Dog Case

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE)’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in New York determined that Fordham University breached Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 when it denied a student’s request to live with a service dog in university housing.

Fordham Failing at Free Speech, FIRE says

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has named the school among its “Ten Worst Colleges for Free Speech,” for the first time.