Fordham Law Launches Exchange ProgramContact: Mike Larkin
Juan Manuel Egea Ibañez, the consul general of Spain in New York, joined Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, as Father McShane signed a student exchange agreement between Fordham University School of Law and the ICADE of the Universidad Pontificia Commillas. Beginning this year, both schools will select up to three students per year to spend a semester at the partner institution to earn credits toward their law degree.
Seated, from left to right: Jorge Clua, LL.M.; Juan Manuel Egea Ibañez, the consul general of Spain in New York; Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University; John Tognino, chairman of the Fordham University Board of Trustees; and John Hollwitz, Ph.D., vice president for academic affairs at Fordham. Standing, from left to right: Joel R. Reidenberg, J.D., professor of law at Fordham; and William Michael Treanor, J.D., dean of Fordham Law School.
Fordham University School of Law was founded in 1905, and has more than 14,000 alumni practicing in all 50 states and throughout the world. Over the past 20 years, Fordham Law School has secured a place as a national leader in public interest law, legal ethics and human rights law.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.