The Inauguration of Fordham University's 33rd President, Tania Tetlow, Friday, October 14, 2022
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The Inauguration of Tania Tetlow

Friday, October 14, 2022
Edwards Parade, Rose Hill Campus

Well Wishes for President Tetlow

President Tetlow, I pray that your tenure is filled with personal happiness and professional fulfillment. Through prayer, your leadership will bring about the expanded impact of Fordham as an institution in the service of God, which is realized through the use of research and education to assist in the alleviation of poverty, the promotion of justice, the protection of human rights, and respect for the environment. You are off to a great start!

—Malcolm Oliver
Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, Class of 2024

I am so empowered and excited to have you here with us, supporting students on their journey to becoming successful in their endeavors. Thank you for being our president. I cannot wait to work with you.

—Stephanie Sheehan
Assistant Director of Residential Life for Leadership, Development, and Training

Dear President Tetlow, congratulations on becoming the first female president of Fordham University. Fordham has shaped my life, bringing a classical sensibility to all that I do. I have cherished my Fordham education. The friendships I made at Fordham have lasted a lifetime. I am certain you will bring your wisdom to future students to enhance the culture of the University. All the best!

—Mary Therese Tracey French
Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Class of 1988

Inauguration Week Events

Hope in a Fractured World  A faculty panel discussion during Inauguration Week

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Fordham: Hope in a Fractured World

A faculty panel discussion of how Fordham, as the Jesuit University of New York, is uniquely positioned to form graduates who advance solutions to complex societal problems

Watch the Panel Discussion >>

Students Perform at Inauguration Showcase

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The Movement, Melodrama, and Melodies of NYC

A showcase performance featuring students in the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. in Dance program, Fordham Theatre, and the Fordham Lincoln Center Jazz Ensemble 

Watch the Student Performance >>

President Tetlow gives communion at her Missioning Mass

Friday, October 14, 2022

Missioning Mass

A Mass at University Church to confirm President Tetlow’s mission as director of the apostolic work of Fordham University

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President Tania Tetlow standing at her Inauguration alongside board members

Friday, October 14, 2022

Inauguration Ceremony

The official installation of Tania Tetlow as the 33rd president of Fordham University

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