Gabelli Faculty Calendar

For notice of cancellation of classes due to inclement weather, call 1-800-280-SNOW; announcements will also be made on WFUV (90.7 FM) and on the Fordham homepage.

Dates and times of events are subjected to change

Fall 2020

August

Wednesday, Aug 19th Area Chairs Meeting, 2:00 p.m., via zoom
Wednesday, Aug 19th Fordham University New Faculty Orientation, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Rose Hill O’Hare Special Collection/via zoom
Wednesday, Aug 26th.  Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., via zoom
Wednesday, Aug 26th All classes graduate and undergraduate classes begin
Wednesday, Aug 26th Cancelled, TBD: Mass of the Holy Spirit, LC, Plaza, 4:00 p.m.

September

Tuesday, Sept 1st
Wednesday, Sept 2nd
First day of contract year for faculty
Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., via Zoom
Wednesday, Sept 2nd GSB Dean’s Open Forum, 2:00 p.m., via Zoom
Monday, Sept 7th Labor Day - University closed
Wednesday, Sept 9th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 12 Noon, via Zoom
Thursday, Sept 10th State of University Address, 1:00 p.m., TBD
Thursday, Sept 10th Welcome Back Happy Hour, via zoom, time TBD
Sunday, Sept 13th  Mass of the Holy Spirit, RH, Football Field, 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept 16th Applications for faculty fellowships to be sent to area chairs/Dean by faculty members
Sunday, Sept 20th  2020 University Convocation (Virtual), 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept 23rd Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., via Zoom
Wednesday, Sept 30th Areas Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 2:00 p.m., via Zoom
Wednesday, Sept 30th GSB Dean’s Open Forum, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom

October

Thursday, Oct 1st Applications for contract renewal (second year of initial two‐year contract) to due to area chairs/Dean from faculty members
Thursday, Oct 1st   Applications for faculty fellowships due to Dean from area chairs
Wednesday, Oct 7th  Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 12 Noon via Zoom
Monday, Oct 12th Columbus Day – University closed
Wednesday, Oct 14th All classes graduate and undergraduate classes following a Monday Schedule
Thursday, Oct 15th Applications for promotion due to area chairs/Dean from faculty members
Thursday, Oct 15th Applications for faculty fellowships to Provost from Deans
Friday, Oct 16th Summer research support – BePress site will become active to accept for GSB summer 2021 research support applications
Saturday, Oct 17th Undergraduate Open House, Lincoln Center – TBD
Sunday, Oct 18th Undergraduate Open House, Rose Hill - TBD
Wednesday, Oct 28th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 2:00 p.m., via Zoom
Wednesday, Oct 28th Gabelli School Council Meeting 2:00 p.m., via Zoom

November

Monday, Nov 2nd Application for contract renewal (second year of initial two-year contract) due to Dean from area chairs
Monday, Nov 2nd Areas/faculty submit merit norms to Senate office, Dean, and VP for Academic Affairs
Tuesday, Nov 3rd Election Day – University closed
Wednesday, Nov 11th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
Monday, Nov 16th Applications for contract renewal (2nd year of initial two-year contact ) to Provost Office from Deans
Friday, Nov 20th Faculty applications due for GSB summer 2021 research support – Research site will close at end of the business day
Wednesday, Nov 25th – Friday, Nov 27th Thanksgiving Recess – University closed
Monday, Nov 30th Classes resume fully remotely - no on campus classes will be held
Monday, Nov 30th Applications for promotion due to Dean from area chairs
Monday, Nov 30th Applications for contract renewal (one‐year contract with less than one year to termination) due to area chairs/Dean from faculty members

December

Wednesday, Dec 9th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 2:00 p.m., via Zoom
Friday, Dec 11th Undergraduate - Final examinations begin
Saturday, Dec 12th Graduate - Final examinations begin
Monday, Dec 14th Faculty members notified of contract renewal decisions (second year of initial two‐year contract) by VP for Academic Affairs
Monday, Dec 14th Faculty members notified of faculty fellowship decisions by VP for Academic Affairs
Monday, Dec 14th Faculty members notified of decisions on summer 2021 research support
Monday, Dec 14th Applications for promotion to Provost from Deans
Wednesday, Dec 16th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., via Zoom
Thursday, Dec 24th – Friday, Jan 1st Christmas Recess

 

Spring 2021

January

Friday, Jan 1st Applications for contract renewal (one‐year contract with less than one year to termination) due to Dean from area chairs
Monday, Jan 4th University Re-opens
Wednesday, Jan 13th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 2:00 p.m., TBD
Friday, Jan 15th Applications for tenure due to area chairs/Dean from faculty members
Friday, Jan 15th Applications for contract renewal (one-year contract with less than one-year termination) due to Provost from Deans
Friday, Jan 15th Applications from faculty members for research grants due to University Research Council
Friday, Jan 15th Promotion Applications for Clinical Instructors due to area chairs as per the Collective Bargaining Unit
Monday, Jan 18th Martin Luther King – University Closed
Wednesday, Jan 27th   Area Chair and Associate Deans Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD

February

Monday, Feb 1st Spring classes begin (two weeks later than previously communicated)
Monday, Feb 1st Online classes begin and remain online for duration of spring semester
Monday, Feb 1st Hybrid courses may begin in-person or online; please plan accordingly and communicate your plan with students enrolled in your course(s)
Wednesday, Feb 3rd Faculty activity reports (with merit applications where required) due to area chairs/Dean and VP for Academic Affairs)
Wednesday, Feb 10th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 2:00 p.m., TBD
Monday, Feb 15th Presidents’ Day; University holiday, no classes will take place
Wednesday, Feb 17th Faculty members notified of promotion decisions by VP for Academic Affairs
Wednesday, Feb 17th Applications for contract renewal (after two years or initial three‐year contract) due to area chairs/Dean from faculty members
Wednesday, Feb 17th Faculty members notified of contract renewal (one-year contract with less than one-year to termination) by Provost
Wednesday, Feb 24th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD

March

Tuesday, Mar 2nd Applications for tenure due to Dean from area chairs
Wednesday, Mar 3rd Gabelli School Council, 10:00 a.m., TBD
Wednesday, Mar 10th Mid-semester Break Day; University holiday, no classes will take place
As a result of the *newly added* University holiday, Mid-semester Break Day, there will be a total of 14 scheduled Wednesday class sessions, not 15, for Wednesday classes that meet 1x/week. Faculty should individually plan to make up the time of the March 10th Wednesday with either synchronous or asynchronous material at a time that works for both faculty and registered students; Faculty may consider which option best suits their course’s needs and do not need to report their plans to the Dean’s Office, but should include the information on their course syllabus
Wednesday, Mar 10th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD
Monday, Mar 15th Applications for tenure due to Provost from Deans
Wednesday, Mar 24th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD
Thursday, Mar 25th – Mar 31st Spring Recess
Wednesday, Mar 31st Department/Faculty merit committees submit recommendations to Deans

April

Thursday, Apr 1st Recommendations for appointments of area chairs due to Dean
Thursday, Apr 1th – Monday, Apr 5th Easter Break – University closed
Thursday, Apr 1st Applications for contract renewal (after two years or initial three‐year contracts) due to Dean from area chairs
Friday, Apr 2nd - Sunday, April 4th Good Friday and Easter weekend break
The University will forego Spring Break and Easter Recess will be shortened; classes will take place on Holy Thursday and Easter Monday
Wednesday, April 7th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 2:00 p.m., TBD
Wednesday, Apr 14th Recommendation for appointment of Chairs and Directors to Provost
Wednesday, Apr 14th Recommendations for emeritus status due to Deans and Provost
Wednesday, Apr 14th Dean will convey to the Full Time Bargaining Unit Faculty members in writing the Dean’s decision on the request for promotion on later than April 15th
Wednesday, Apr 28th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD

May

Monday, May 3rd   Faculty merit decisions to Chairs/Deans from Provost
Wednesday, May 5th Last date of classes for undergraduate student
Wednesday, May 6th Reading Days for undergraduate students
Wednesday, May 7th Reading Days for undergraduate students
Monday, May 10th Last date of spring classes for graduate students
Monday, May 10th - Monday, May 17th Final Exam Period for undergraduate students
Tuesday, May 11th - Monday, May 17th Final Exam Period for graduate students
Monday, May 17th Faculty notified of tenure decisions by VP for Academic Affairs
Monday, May 17th Faculty members notify area chairs/Dean of their plans to apply for promotion
Monday, May 17th Faculty members (after two years or initial three‐year contracts) notified of contract renewal decisions by Provost
Wednesday, May 19th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD
Saturday, May 22nd University Commencement
Tuesday, May 25th Gabelli School of Business Graduate diploma ceremony, 3:00 p.m., TBD
Monday, May 31st Memorial Day – University closed

June

Tuesday, June 15th Faculty members notified by Provost of following year’s salary (including merit increments)
Wednesday, June 9th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD
Wednesday, June 23rd Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD

July

Thursday, July 1st   The University will provide a total of $25,000 in each fiscal year for professional development grants that will be available for Full Time Bargaining Unit Faculty Members only. Submit to your union representatives.
Wednesday, July 14th Area Chair and Associate Dean’s Meeting, 10:00 a.m., TBD

August

Tuesday, Aug 31st Last day of contract year for faculty