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

Month: June 2017

28 th
June

BOT Watch: The Board Fulfills Its Ultimatum & We Take Them To Binding Arbitration

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Earlier this year, at it’s March 21st meeting, the Board of Trustees issued an ultimatum regarding what it perceived as the unacceptably slow pace of the Governance Review Task Force (GRTF) in responding to Middle States’ requirements for bringing us back into compliance wth Standards 4 and 5 (Leadership and Governance & Administration). If the GRTF proved…

26 th
June

The NCCFT Mourns Jeff Frankel

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The NCCFT Executive Committee, along with the rest of the campus, mourns the passing of Professor Jeff Frankel, who devoted nearly forty years of his life to Nassau Community College. Our thoughts go out to his friends and loved ones. Working in the Center for Students with Disabilities, Jeff served as a counselor and mentor…

19 th
June

Governor Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship Program Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Earlier this month, the NCCFT Executive Committee attended NYSUT’s Community College (ED39) conference in Latham, New York, where we received a briefing on Governor Cuomo’s much lauded Excelsior Scholarship program. While the program will likely benefit a significant number of students in New York State, we learned not only that “free tuition,” the term the…