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April 6, 2010 • Volume 32, No. 12

 

Fordham Names Dean of Graduate Business

 
Fordham University has named David A. Gautschi, Ph.D., the new dean of its Graduate School of Business Administration (GBA), according to Stephen Freedman, Ph.D., senior vice president/ chief academic officer. The appointment will take effect July 1, 2010.

He replaces Robert Himmelberg, Ph.D., who has served as interim dean for the past year.


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Fordham Names Pecora as Head Men’s
Basketball Coach


The University has named longtime Hofstra coach Tom Pecora as the new head of its men’s basketball program. Pecora led Hofstra to four 20-win seasons in the past six years, along with three NIT appearances.


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Alumni Strengthen Women’s Athletics
with Challenge Fund

Like many alumni, Jim (CBA ’85) and Joanne (CBA ’87) Kastberg had long considered making a gift to Fordham. Without scholarships in football for Jim, and in track and cross-country for Joanne, neither would have been able to attend the University.

For the Kastbergs, the question was not whether to give, but whether to support a high-profile athletics program such as basketball or football. In the end, their children helped them decide how to direct their generosity—a $60,000 pledge to match gifts to the Women’s Athletics Cornerstone Fund, a general fund for all women’s sports at Fordham.

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Celebration of Teaching and Learning
Showcases Big Names in Education


Arts and Sciences Lecture Explores the
Devotional Potential of the Digital


Line Between Divinity and Lunacy Explored at Panel

Photo Essay: Fordham Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Jaunt up Fifth Avenue

Longtime Employees Feted at University Convocation

GSS Event Focuses on Needs of Haitians in
Crisis and Beyond


This Month in Jesuit History…
Jesuits Face Worldwide Suppression


Poor and Disadvantaged Find Zealous Advocate in
Former Law School Dean


History Professor Pens First Academic Study on
Birth of Soviet Space Program


Professor Studies How Language Affects
Knowledge on Wikipedia



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Finding the Other Side of the Arts in a Collaborative Juilliard Class

Students from Fordham University and the Juilliard School are receiving unique insight into the business of the performing arts, thanks to a new academic collaboration.

Bill Baker, Ph.D., Claudio Aquaviva Chair and Journalist in Residence at Fordham, is teaching “Understanding the Profession: The Performing Arts in the 21st Century” at Juilliard, one of the world’s most prestigious performing arts conservatories.


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Fordham Debuts Global Finance Program

Fordham will launch a new Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) program in cooperation with Peking University, and has received a $1 million grant from the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation to help fund the program in its first three years.

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