The Campuses of Fordham University are located within New York City and the New York City metropolitan area. The university's original Rose Hill campus is located in The Bronx on Fordham Road, while the Lincoln Center campus is located in Manhattan, one block west of Columbus Circle. The Westchester campus is located in Harrison, New York in Westchester County.Fordham University also maintains a campus in the Clerkenwell district of London and field offices in Spain and South Africa.
The Rose Hill campus is Fordham's original campus, established in 1841 by bishop John Hughes. It is home to Fordham College at Rose Hill, the Gabelli School of Business, and a division of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, as well as the Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences and Religion and Religious Education. It is the largest of Fordham's three campuses, comprising 85 acres (34.4 ha) in the central Bronx; it is also among the largest privately owned green spaces in New York City, situated just north of the Belmont neighborhood on Fordham Road. The original land comprised 100 acres (40.5 ha), but the university sold 30 acres east of Southern Boulevard to the New York City government to become part of the New York Botanical Garden.
|Collins Auditorium||1904||Home of the university's auditorium, the theatre department, and the philosophy department at Rose Hill, named after President John J. Collins, S.J.|
|Cunniffe House||1836||Greek Revival-style administration building, and one of the oldest buildings on the Fordham campus; originally named Rose Hill Manor. Was officially renamed the Cunniffe House in 2013.|
|Dealy Hall||1867||Home to the university's psychology and humanities departments; original wing of building constructed in 1867, later expanded in 1891. Named after president Patrick F. Dealy, S.J. in 1935.|
|Duane Library||1926||Library named after William J. Duane, S.J., university president 1851–1854. As of 1998, the building no longer operates as a library, but as a multi-use facility for admissions and the university theology department.|
|Faber Hall||1963||Seven-story addition to Loyola Hall, originally a residential hall for Jesuits. Headquarters for the modern language department, as well as dorms for first year students.|
|Freeman Hall||1930||Building constructed for the physics department, named after science and physics professor Thomas J. A. Freeman, S.J.|
|Hughes Hall||1891||Originally constructed in 1891, the building housed the Fordham Preparatory School, and now houses the Gabelli School of Business. Named after university founder Archbishop John Hughes in 1935.|
|Keating Hall||1936||Four-floor Collegiate Gothic building constructed as the headquarters for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Also houses three auditoriums, the Blue Chapel, and a bell tower.|
|Larkin Hall||1927||Building constructed as headquarters of the biology department, named after president John Larkin, S.J.|
|Mulcahy Hall||1969||University's chemistry building, erected as a gift to the university.|
|Thebaud Hall||1886||Built in 1886, this building was originally known only as the "science" building. It was later officially designated Thebaud Hall in 1935, named after French Jesuit Augustus Thébaud. Now the headquarters of the financial aid office.|
|William D. Walsh Family Library||1997||1,000,000-volume library constructed in 1998. Houses Fordham's Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art.|
|Coffey Field||1930||Football field, named after graduate athletics manager Jack Coffey; refurbished with 7,000 seat grandstand in the 1990s.|
|Vince Lombardi Memorial Center||1976||University athletic center and gym, dedicated to Vince Lombardi, alumnus and trustee.|
|Rose Hill Gymnasium||1924||3,200-seat multi-purpose arena; officially opened on January 16, 1925.|
|Campbell, Salice, and Conley Halls||2009||Three residential halls for upperclassmen.|
|Faber Hall||1963||Seven-story addition to Loyola Hall; was originally a residential hall for Jesuits. Renovated in 2016 into a residential dorm for freshmen and transfers, as well as the headquarters for the modern language department.|
|Finlay Hall||1913||Originally constructed as the university medical school; after the medical school's closure in 1919, it became a science building. It is now a residence hall primarily for sophomores.|
|Kohlmann Hall||1920||Residence for retired Jesuits and Jesuit graduate students.|
|Loschert Hall||1987||Student residence hall named after William J. Loschert, businessman and alumnus.|
|Loyola Hall||1936||Built as a residential building for Jesuit faculty members, named after Ignatius Loyola. Now the home of the Manresa program, a freshman honors living community.|
|Martyrs' Court||1950||Undergraduate residential hall; named after three Jesuit missionaries martyred in New York in the 17th century: Saint Isaac Jogues, René Goupil, and Jean de Lalande. Jogues houses the first year science living community.|
|Murray-Weigel Hall||1922||Originally built as home of the Sacred Heart Messenger publication and later used to house Jesuit scholastics, the building is currently an infirmary housing retired Jesuits.|
|O'Hare Hall||2000||Three-winged student residential hall housing up to 560 students. Houses upperclassmen living communities. Named after former university president Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J.|
|Queen's Court||1940||Residential building for students, consolidated from three separate residences (Bishops' Hall and St. Robert's Hall) in 1940. This dorm contains the first year wellness community.|
|Spellman Hall||1946||Three-story residence for Jesuits who serve Fordham University and Fordham Prep, named after Cardinal Francis Spellman.|
|Tierney Hall||1986||Three-story student residential hall; originally named Sesquicentennial Hall. Renamed Tierney Hall after the death of William Tierney, class of 1998.|
|Walsh Hall||1972||Thirteen-story residential hall for upperclassmen, named after Fordham President Father Michael P. Walsh, S.J. Located along 191st Street. Known as the "555" upon opening.|
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|University Church||1845||Originally built as a seminary chapel and parish church for the surrounding community. It contains the altar from the Old St. Patrick's Cathedral, as well as stained glass windows given to the university by King Louis Philippe I of France.|
|Blue Chapel||Keating Hall||Memorial chapel located on third floor of Keating Hall, constructed in 1937. Designed with faux stone walls, a faux brick ceiling and dark wood details. Features a blue stained glass window of saints and a Swedish steel altarpiece draped in blue damask fabric.|
|Our Lady’s Chapel||University Church||N/A||Located in the basement of the University Church.|
|Sacred Heart Chapel||Dealy Hall||N/A||Chapel located on the ground floor of Dealy Hall.|
|St. Robert Bellarmine Chapel||Spellman Hall||N/A||Used by the Jesuit community who reside at Spellman Hall.|
|Alpha House||c. 1864||Cottage housing a seminar room and a lounge for students enrolled in the Fordham College Honors Program. Formerly the university gatehouse.|
|Alumni House||1840||Second-oldest building on Fordham campus after Cunniffe House; built by William Rodrigue, brother-in-law of John Hughes. Now operates as coffeehouse.|
|McGinley Center||1959||Community center adjacent to Rose Hill Gymnasium, housing cafeteria, gym, student lounge, and other multi-use spaces. Named after president Fr. Laurence J. McGinley.|
|University Cemetery||1938||138-plot cemetery where Jesuits, workers, and other clergy are interred.|
|William Spain Seismic Observatory||1931||Seismic observatory named after William Spain, a student of the university who died unexpectedly. Was formerly located in Loyola Hall and Keating Hall before being moved to the building adjacent to Freeman and Keating Halls.|
In 1954, Robert Moses proposed that Fordham might "be interested in an alternative [to renting space in the New York Coliseum]” involving a new building in a part of the area to the north of Columbus Circle to be redeveloped. In March 1958, Mayor Robert Wagner signed the deeds transferring the Lincoln Center campus to Fordham University.
The Lincoln Center campus is home to Fordham College at Lincoln Center and a division of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, as well as the School of Law, the Graduate Schools of Education and Social Service, and the Fordham School of Business. The 8-acre (32,000 m2) campus occupies the area from West 60th Street to West 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, placing it in the cultural heart of Manhattan. Lincoln Center has two grassy plazas, built one level up from the street. The larger expanse was once a barren cement landscape known as "Robert Moses Plaza;" the smaller is known as "St. Peter's Garden" and contains a memorial to the Fordham students and alumni who perished in the September 11, 2001 attacks.
|Leon Lowenstein Building||1969||Fourteen-story classroom building; also features cafeteria, bookstore, theater, and a lounge on the 12th floor for public speaking and other events.|
|Law Building||2014||Home of Fordham's law school. Formerly located in New York's Financial District. An entirely new law school building was finished in 2014, and also houses a residence hall.|
|Gabelli Building||2018||Newly expanded/renovated building for the Gabelli School of Business and Student Extracurricular Affairs.|
|McMahon Hall||1993||N/A||Twenty-story residential hall for Lincoln Center students (graduate and undergraduate), named after Father George McMahon, S.J.|
|McKeon Hall||2014||N/A||Twelve-story residential hall for undergraduate freshmen|
|Bl. Rupert Meyer Chapel||Leon Lowenstein Building||N/A||Located on second floor of Lowenstein Building.|
The Westchester campus is a single, 62,500-square-foot building located in west Harrison, New York.It serves as a branch campus for multiple programs offered at both Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.
In October 2018, Fordham expanded its study abroad program in London to its own space, the London Centre.The campus is 17,000 square feet of property housed in the Clerkenwell district in the borough of Camden. It features a student centre, a rooftop terrace, a learning resource centre, and a performance floor dedicated to the Drama program. The London Centre offers programs in business, theater, and the liberal arts to students from Fordham and other colleges and universities.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a 16.3-acre (6.6-hectare) complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. It has thirty indoor and outdoor facilities and is host to 5 million visitors annually. It houses nationally and internationally renowned performing arts organizations including the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, and the New York City Ballet. Juilliard School of Music also became part of the Lincoln Center complex.
Fordham University is a private Jesuit research university in New York City. Established in 1841 and named for the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx in which its original campus is located, Fordham is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the northeastern United States, and the third-oldest university in New York State.
Fordham is a neighborhood located in the western Bronx, New York City. Fordham is roughly bordered by East 196th Street to the north, Webster Avenue to the east, Burnside Avenue to the south, and Jerome Avenue to the west. The neighborhood's primary thoroughfares are Fordham Road and Grand Concourse.
Fordham Preparatory School is a private, Jesuit, boys high school located in the Bronx, New York City. It is located on the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University. From its founding in 1841, until 1970, the school was under the direction of the university.
Joseph Michael McShane is an American Jesuit priest, and President of Fordham University since 2003. Before becoming President of Fordham University, McShane was the President of the University of Scranton and Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill. In addition to his role as President of Fordham, McShane was appointed to the Commission on Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Financing by New York Governor David A. Paterson in 2008. On July 1, 2009, McShane threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium to commemorate the 150th anniversary of baseball at Fordham.
The Fordham University Press is a publishing house, a division of Fordham University, that publishes primarily in the humanities and the social sciences. Fordham University Press was established in 1907 and is headquartered at the university's Lincoln Center campus. It is the oldest Catholic university press in the United States, and the seventh-oldest in the nation.
The William D. Walsh Family Library is a library located at Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx, New York City. In its 2004 edition of The Best 351 Colleges, the Princeton Review ranked Fordham's William D. Walsh Family Library fifth in the country, ahead of Yale, Harvard, and Columbia.
Mario Joseph Gabelli is an American stock investor, investment advisor, and financial analyst. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors, an investment firm headquartered in Rye, New York. Forbes Magazine listed him as #1477 on the list of Billionaires. On January 10th, 2000, Gabelli was inducted into the Barron's (newspaper) All Century Team, their list of the most influential mutual fund industry portfolio managers. Mr. Gabelli was named an honorary member of Local 6 and the Hotel Trades Council in December 2019 and formally inducted into the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans on April 2-4, 2020, during the Association's 73rd Horatio Alger Award Induction Ceremonies in Washington, D.C.
Fordham Plaza, originally known as Fordham Square, is a major commercial and transportation hub in the Fordham and Belmont sections of the Bronx in New York City, New York, United States. It is located on the south side of Fordham Road at Third and Webster Avenues, at the eastern end of the commercial strip along Fordham Road that runs past Grand Concourse and Jerome Avenue to about Grand Avenue, and to the west of the Bronx's Little Italy district on Arthur Avenue in Belmont.
The Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is a graduate school within Fordham University, a private Jesuit university based in New York City.
The Gabelli School of Business is the undergraduate and graduate business schools of Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York. Fordham University's involvement in business started early in the 20th century with the founding of the School of Business in 1920. The Gabelli School of Business has been an AACSB-accredited business school for over 50 years, is a partner with the CFA Institute. As of March 2015, it incorporated the former Fordham Graduate School of Business.
Edward P. Tivnan, S.J. (1882–1937) was president of Fordham University from 1919 until 1924. Born in 1882 in Massachusetts, he was thirty-seven when he was appointed, making him the youngest Jesuit priest to serve in that role in over three decades.
William Moylan was born in Ireland on June 22, 1822. He emigrated to the United States early in his life, and before joining the Society of Jesuits was committed to volunteer work. Moylan, as a secular priest, worked with the Native Americans and fishermen on the Gaspé Peninsula. When he was twenty-nine, on November 14, 1851 he joined the Society of Jesuits. After joining the Society, he was assigned to teach a course at Fordham University. After several other positions, including at St. Francis Xavier's, Moylan became the ninth president of Fordham in 1865.
The Fordham University Church is a Catholic (Jesuit) church located at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City. Originally constructed in 1845, the church was initially used as a seminary for the community, and later became part of the university in 1859. Contemporarily, it is the central place of worship and head of the university's campus ministry, which also has various associated chapels across the university's three campuses.
Keating Hall is a building located at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City. Constructed in 1936, it is considered the "centerpiece" of the university's main Rose Hill campus, and is the home to the university's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Duane Library is a former library located at Fordham University's Rose Hill campus, originally constructed in 1926. After the construction of the William D. Walsh Family Library in 1997, Duane Library officially closed. Renovated in 2004, it now houses the university's admissions office and theology department.
The Blue Chapel, officially consecrated as the Chapel of Most Holy Mary, Mother of Sorrows is a Roman Catholic memorial chapel located in Keating Hall on the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City. It originally opened in 1937 upon the completion of Keating Hall.
The history of Fordham University spans over 175 years, from the university's beginnings as St. John's College in 1841, to its establishment as Fordham University, and to its clerical independence in the mid-twentieth century. Fordham is the oldest Roman Catholic institution of higher education in the northeastern United States, and the third-oldest university in the state of New York, after New York University and Columbia University.
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