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Category: BOT Watch

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April

BOT Watch: The NCC Board of Trustees Meeting – April 18, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

(This post has been edited to correct errors in the summary of the Speakers List.) At the beginning of the meeting, the Board approved promotions to Associate and Full Professor. They then noted the first reading of Policy 1800, which deals with the acceptance of gifts, and went through the second reading of the 7000 series…

23 th
March

BOT Watch: The Board’s Ultimatum, March 21, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

There’s a lot to say about Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. Before we  say it, however, we urge you, if you have not already done so, to read President Keen’s update on our Middle States progress, which was included as an item for discussion on the Academic Senate’s March 7th agenda. That document provides…

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February

BOT Watch: Nassau Community College Board of Trustees Meeting – February 14, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

When the Board of Trustees came back from executive session, they conducted the following committee business: accepted a donation of medical equipment from Sunrise Labs; waived facility rental fees for the 2017 Empire State Games for the physically challenged; approved the joint Empire/NCC AS/BS program in Nursing; granted emeritus status to retirees; approved sabbatical leaves; The…

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January

BOT Watch: NCC Board of Trustees Meeting – January 13, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

After the Board came back from executive session—this is the portion of the meeting captured in the video—they conducted the following business: They approved payments to Civitas LLC ($50,000) and to K Beard and Associates ($30,000). They accepted donations of: medical equipment from Good Samaritan Hospital gym and weight training equipment from Gym Source &…

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December

Nassau Community College Board of Trustees Meeting – December 13, 2016

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Because the Board did not have a quorum—only four trustees were present—the Board could not conduct official business. They did, however, hear public comments. Here's a summary: Professor Evelyn DeLuty, Academic Senate Chair, asked why we had to learn about the swastikas which were discovered on campus from external sources. She pointed out that the federal Clery Act…

21 th
November

Our Views on Documents 1200 & 1300: Collaboration Requires Compromise, but Compromise Does Not Mean Surrender

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Tuesday, November 15th, the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees voted to accept policy documents 1200 and 1300, as revised by Dr. Keen. Along with many of you, the elected faculty leadership—the NCCFT, the Academic Senate, and the chairs—had raised serious concerns about earlier drafts of those documents, which the Board had made available…