The union representing Nassau Community College’s full-time faculty

Month: March 2016

31 st
March

Support Public Education – Wear Red Friday

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

NYSUT Member Briefing   Sister and brothers, The NYSUT officers ask you and the members of every local across the state to wear red (or your local union shirts) this Friday, April 1, in support of public education. Friday marks an important day in our ongoing advocacy for public education as we fight for the…

24 th
March

The Wait Is Over! Now What?

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

According to Newsday, Dr. Kenneth Saunders has removed his name from consideration for President of Nassau Community College. The only way this could happen is if our Board of Trustees selected Dr. Saunders and forwarded his name to SUNY. The members of the NCCFT have been explaining the failures of Dr. Saunders' leadership for years;…

18 th
March

March 17, 2016 NCCFT Meeting Update

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Thursday, March 17, 2016 the NCCFT General Union meeting was held in the PhyEd Complex. Our bylaws state 15% of the membership constitute a quorum at a General Union meeting. The NCCFT Tellers Committee verified we had a quorum and we opened the meeting. We reviewed the current state of the Health Insurance reimbursement…

15 th
March

Faculty Layoffs Signal Troublingly Deep Disinvestment in Higher Ed

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

03/01/2016 -  When Chicago State University sent layoff notices to about 900 faculty, staff and administrators Feb. 26, it was the latest in a series of events that show just how hard the state budget impasse has slammed higher education in Illinois. The problem: Gov. Bruce Rauner refuses to sign the state budget, so for…

9 th
March

NCC Board of Trustees Meeting March 8, 2016

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

https://youtu.be/3R8GpcdrEo8

8 th
March

NYSUT Applauds Selection of Three New Regents

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

ALBANY, N.Y. March 7, 2016 — New York State United Teachers today praised the selection of three new Regents with significant public education experience who can help end the era of test-and-punish and forge a new path for public education policy that respects the voices of students, parents and educators. “We welcome the selection of…

3 rd
March

Special BOT Meeting 3-2-16

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

https://youtu.be/hfquna7J3PE