By ELIZABETH LANDRY
Asst. News Editor
The newly-endowed Mary Higgins Clark Chair for Creative Writing was officially dedicated on Oct. 6, with bestselling authors Lee Child of the “Jack Reacher” series and Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) alumna Mary Higgins Clark, FCLC ’79, appearing as the featured speaker.
In addition to being a Fordham alumna with a degree in philosophy, Clark has written 34 suspense novels, two of which have been made into films. She has endowed a chair of Creative Writing and funded scholarships for Fordham Lincoln Center students.