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Fordham Mourns Alumnus, Former Business Dean

Contact: Bob Howe
(212) 636-6538

Fordham University mourns John W. Mulcahy, Ph.D., LL.D. (GSB '68, GSAS '79), who died on June 29, after a long illness.

Mulcahy was a professor of economics at Fordham and a dean at Fordham's business schools in the 1970s. In 1980 he left Fordham to become dean of the Business Schools and of the School of Education at the University of Bridgeport, where he spent the rest of his distinguished academic career.

His father, John A. Mulcahy, was an Irish emigrant and businessman, and a Fordham benefactor who served on the University Board of Trustees. Professor Mulcahy is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Mulcahy.

A viewing will be held at Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield, Conn., on Tuesday, July 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For details please call (203) 259-0824.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 6, at 10 a.m., at Saint Luke's Roman Catholic Church, 84 Long Lots Road, Westport, Conn.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 14,700 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in Westchester, the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.

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