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

Month: July 2016

20 th
July

The Long Island University Faculty Federation Needs Our Support!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Contract negotiations are supposed to be good-faith undertakings, in which each side agrees to be honest at the bargaining table, committed to the confidentiality that makes honest negotiations possible, and supportive of whatever final agreement is reached, even though neither side will get everything it wants. That good faith, however, does not appear out of nowhere. It is created when each…

5 th
July

Why Nassau Community College Needs an Independent Middle States Consultant – 2

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

(For Part 1, click here.) In her June 29th column in Newsday, “Nassau Community, task force must address college’s failings,” Joye Brown wrote the following in response to the full-time faculty’s call for an outside Middle States consultant: And even at this late date, some believe NCC should seek an outside consultant to help put…

1 st
July

Why Nassau Community College Needs an Independent Middle States Consultant

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) last visited Nassau Community College for an on-site accreditation review in 2004. At that time, the Commission called us in its report “a [national] leader among community colleges,” holding NCC up as a model for what a community college ought to be. After its most recent review…