Fordham: A History and Memoir, Revised Edition by Raymond Schroth

By Raymond Schroth

Fordham college is the essential American-Catholic institution—and one now appeared upon as top-of-the-line Catholic universities within the kingdom. Its tale is additionally the tale of latest York, specially the Bronx, and
Fordham’s dedication to town in the course of its upward thrust, fall, and rebirth. It’s a narrative of Jesuits, squaddies, alumni who fought in global Wars, chaplains, academics, and directors who made daring strikes and massive blunders, of
presidents who suggestion small and people who had imaginative and prescient. And of the 1st ladies, scholars and school, who helped deliver Fordham into the twentieth century. ultimately it’s the tale of an institution’s try and hold its Jesuit
and Catholic identification because it strives for management in a aggressive global.

Combining authoritative background and engaging anecdotes, Schroth bargains an interesting account of Fordham’s 100 thirrty-seven years—here, up-to-date, revised, and extended to hide the hot presidency of Joseph M. McShane, S.J., and the demanding situations Fordham faces within the new century.

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