Fordham University is the quintessential American-Catholic institutionGCoand one now looked upon as among the best Catholic universities in the country. Its story is also the story of New York, especially the Bronx, andFordhamGs commitment to the city during its rise, fall, and rebirth. ItGs a story of Jesuits, soldiers, alumni who fought in World Wars, chaplains, teachers, and administrators who made bold moves and big mistakes, ofpresidents who thought small and those who had vision. And of the first women, students and faculty, who helped bring Fordham into the 20th century. Finally itGs the story of an institutionGs attempt to keep its Jesuitand Catholic identity as it strives for leadership in a competitive world. Combining authoritative history and fascinating anecdotes, Schroth offers an engaging account of FordhamGs one hundred thirrty-seven yearsGhere, updated, revised, and expanded to cover the new presidency of Joseph M. McShane, S.J., and the challenges Fordham faces in the new century.
Fordham University Press
A History and Memoir, Revised Edition
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