But on the other side of the argument for need-based aid, it should come as no surprise that the school that is most enthusiastic about the decision was Fordham, who already offers scholarships and may now once again be eligible to compete for the Patriot League championship very soon.
Before this past week, Fordham, under former president Fr. Joseph A. O’Hare, might have gone down in history as the school that nearly broke the league apart. But with the news this week, Fordham, under current president Fr. Joseph M. McShane, they might become known as the school that saved the league instead.