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April 27, 2009 • Volume 31, No. 17

University Names New Vice President, McGinley Chair’

Fordham has named Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn, J.D., J.C.L., the new vice president for University mission and ministry, and Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., who currently holds that office, as the new Laurence J. McGinley, S.J., Professor of Religion and Society.

Father Ryan assumes the McGinley Chair on July 1; Monsignor Quinn takes his new position on July 31, on the Feast of St. Ignatius.

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Fordham Names New Dean for College of Liberal Studies

Isabelle Frank, Ph.D., has been named dean of Fordham College of Liberal Studies (FCLS) by Stephen Freedman, Ph.D., senior vice president/chief academic officer at Fordham.

Frank, currently associate dean for academic affairs at the New School, will assume her new post on Aug. 1.

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Art Professor Installed as Inaugural Marion Chair

Jo Anna Isaak, Ph.D., a specialist in modernism and contemporary art, was installed on April 6 as the first John L. Marion Chair in Art History, Painting and Sculpture at Fordham University.

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Theology Professor Named First
Male Fellow in Women’s Studies

Richard Dreyfuss Looks to Big Picture
in Law and Culture Forum

Communitas Reunion Honors
Scholar and Mentor

Photo Essay: At Home at Rose Hill

Symposium Tackles Questions of
Public Response to Poverty

Author Discusses Devoted Study of
Gerard Manley Hopkins

Expert Shows Why Beauty Is
in the Mind of the Beholder

Media Industries Face Challenge in
Harnessing Web-Based Markets

Scholar Studies the Roots of American Entrepreneurship

Woolf Scholar Brings Virginia to New York

Saluting Those Who Fought Racial Discrimination on the Ground Level

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines

Alumnus Offers Perspective on Financial Crisis

Commercial real estate veteran James J. Houlihan (CBA ’74) shared his thoughts on the nation’s economic woes during a breakfast lecture with Fordham business students.

“This climate has been catastrophic for many businesses across the United States. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Houlihan, partner at Houlihan-Parnes/iCap Realty Advisors LLC and a member of the University’s President’s Council.

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Fordham at Work

A profile of Frank McAlpin, Resident Director for Upper-Class Students, Office of Residential Life, Lincoln Center campus

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