Articles from September 2011



Call to Action

On behalf of the NCCFT, I want to extend our congratulations to Dr. James Hoyt who was re-elected to serve as Vice-President of Non-Classroom Faculty.  Next, it is with sadness that we accept the resignation of Prof. Michael Anzelone as Secretary of the NCCFT.  Mike has been a resourceful, intelligent and dedicated leader.  We want […]

T-11: Tower of Babel

What the Forked! Let me be clear about the FOIL (Freedom of Information Law) requests mentioned in Chuck Cutolo’s allncc email. The NCCFT Collective Bargaining Agreement provides for the NCCFT to form a Budget Committee in order to make budgetary recommendations to the college. Dr. Faren Siminoff has agreed to Chair our ad hoc Finance […]

NCCFT Statement to the BOT (delivered 9/14/11)

Good Evening – In very public forums members of the faculty have repeatedly been told by the Administration and the BOT that the NCCFT needs to step up and assist in solving the budgetary issues on the campus. We have done so at every turn. We know now, after our meeting on Friday, that while […]

Forked Tongue

On behalf of the NCCFT Executive Committee, I want to thank all of you who voted to support the Chairs, Senate and Union leadership with your “Vote of No Confidence” in President Astrab’s ability to continue to lead this College. After the tally indicated that over 89% of you voted in favor of the resolutions, […]

Rally Videos

Three rallies were held over the summer to inform students about the impact of recent budget cuts. We posted a video from the second of the three rallies on August 12. Additional videos of the August 3rd rally and August 17th rally with faculty statements can be found on our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/NCCFT#p/u

Welcome Back

On behalf of the NCCFT Executive Committee, I would like to welcome you all back from a hopefully restful summer. As you open your mailboxes, attend department meetings and read your email, you might notice that it has not been restful at Nassau Community College. In the 27 years that I have been at Nassau […]