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May

Taking One Step Forward, Not Two Steps Back

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On May 5th, we sent an email to the NCCFT Executive Board informing them that contract negotiations have begun. Under normal circumstances, we would have allowed your department representatives to bring that news back to you without any intervening commentary from us. Moreover, in keeping with the principles of good faith bargaining, we would certainly…

03 th
May

Report from Detroit: The AFT Higher Education Conference

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The NCCFT Executive Committee is back from the AFT’s Higher Education Organizing Conference in Detroit, where we had a chance to listen to  some meaningful and motivating talks on the state of higher education today, as well as to participate in two workshops that had direct relevance to issues we are dealing with on our campus.…

22 th
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…

20 th
April

Voting Yes on the GRTF’s Proposal Will Not End the Process

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

As we said in our previous post, the changes to the Senate bylaws being proposed by the Governance Review Task Force (GRTF) will significantly alter the way shared governance is practiced at Nassau Community College. Especially for those of us who were here during our last accreditation review, when Middle States held us up as…

17 th
April

The NCCFT’s Statement on The Governance Review Task Force’s Proposed Revisions to the Senate Bylaws

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In an email dated April 7th, the Academic Senate Executive Committee (ASEC) distributed to the entire campus the Governance Review Task Force’s (GRTF) draft revision of Articles I-III of the Academic Senate Bylaws. If you have not read this document, which is on the agenda for discussion and a vote at the Senate’s next meeting…

05 th
April

Check Out These NYSUT Member Benefits

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

31 th
March

The NCCFT & AFA Join Forces to Lobby Albany for Our Fair Share of Funding

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

As we are sure you know, since we have talked about it many times during the past several years, New York State is legally mandated to contribute one third of Nassau Community College’s budget. As we are sure you also know, the funding Albany gives to NCC has never actually reached that level. What you…

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