On April 11, men's basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley became the first black head coach in Fairfield history. "[University President] Fr. [Jeffrey] von Arx and other administrators have a strategic plan for creating a more diverse community," Cooley said. "You have to start somewhere and I think they took a very big step when they hired myself.
The Metropolitan. The Guggenheim. The Louvre. Don't have time to travel? Fairfield University is bringing the world of art to students on a local level. The department of visual and performing arts and its art history program, members of the offices of the academic vice president and the College of Arts and Sciences and Campus Planning and Operations have come together to plan for the development of a museum on Fairfield's campus, according to Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Timothy Snyder.
There were plenty of reasons for Athletic Director Gene Doris to renew Head Basketball Coach Tim O'Toole's contract. In addition to the fact that O'Toole's league record was the best of any Fairfield coach in 25 years, Doris has known O'Toole since he was a freshman at Arch Bishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, N.Y.
ALBANY, N.Y. - First, the Fairfield men's basketball season was over. Then, less than an hour after the Stags lost 84-77 to Niagara in the first round of the MAAC tournament, much bigger news came: Head Coach Tim O'Toole will not be back next year.
If the combination of great pitching and solid defense is the key to winning baseball games, then Fairfield is going to have a much better season than their preseason number eight ranking in the MAAC, and their 0-3 early season record indicate. And a lot of that hinges on the left arm of Ed Kamintzky '07.
I am a former Fairfield University graduate and former football teammate of William Rom. I have seen first hand the things that Rom did while he was a student at Fairfield, and I know that the jury was not provided the full and truthful story. Carey Dietmann, a member of the jury that awarded sums in excess of $100,000 stated: "The message should go out not only to Fairfield University but to other colleges that kids will make mistakes and, when they do, schools have to deal with them fairly.
As students, the laws and rights that we are all used to as citizens of the United States are often very different from those experienced at Fairfield University in the name of bringing "problem" students to justice. As the student handbook states so definitively, "student conduct hearings are not courts of law and formal rules of evidence do not apply.