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

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A Frank Update from the President’s Desk

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

As I wrote in my previous “Frank Talk”column, the college administration has been preparing several critical searches, about which the elected faculty leadership—the Academic Senate Executive Committee, the Academic Department Chairs, and the NCCFT—expressed serious concerns. I am happy to report that our discussions with the administration have successfully addressed those concerns with respect to…

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Frank Talk From the President’s Desk – April 2018

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Hurricane Sandy struck Long Island during the Fall 2012 semester and created a nightmare. We had displaced members of the community living in the PhysEd complex; FEMA established offices on campus; faculty, staff and student homes were destroyed; and, on top of all that, classes were disrupted, causing a whole other kind of chaos. Many…

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Frank Talk from The President’s Desk, February 2018

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

It’s February. As we endure flu season and the cold weather, as we embrace Black History Month, watch the Olympics and celebrate Valentine’s Day, as we look forward to President’s Day, we must also confront the challenges we face as a union with a clear-eyed commitment to resistance. Foremost among those challenges is the much-anticipated…

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Frank Talk from the President’s Desk: Welcome to Spring 2018!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Welcome to the Spring 2018 semester, which promises many new and exciting initiatives, as well as some serious challenges. To those members that have been working during the Winterim break, thank you for the work that allows a smooth new semester to begin. As you know, the Board of Trustees has extended Dr. Keen’s contract…