Nassau Community College

Location: Garden City, New York
Type: Public

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  • Former community college president punches down, files bullying complaint against faculty union president 

    March 23, 2022

    Nassau Community College is insistent on trying to silence its faculty. From commanding faculty to stop complaining to formally accusing them of bullying, it seems there are no bounds to the efforts the college’s leadership will take to shut faculty up. As you may recall from our last piece on NCC, the college’s board of… Read more

  • Nassau Community College board of trustees cautions faculty to stop criticizing college president

    January 18, 2022

    If you have nothing nice to say, then say nothing at all. At least that’s how Nassau Community College’s board of trustees thinks faculty should act when it comes to opinions on college leadership.   On Dec. 23, 2021, the NCC board of trustees sent the faculty an email insisting they “must stop” criticizing outgoing college… Read more

  • Fighting a faculty gag order at NY’s Nassau Community College

    September 28, 2018

    Last week, I explained how restrictive campus media relations policies muzzle faculty members. By requiring professors to receive permission from administrators before speaking with reporters, for example, or by mandating that media requests be routed strictly through college spokespeople, media policies like the one recently considered by Texas’ Alamo Colleges District muzzle faculty speech. Because… Read more

  • Nassau Community College Threatens Freedom of Expression Over Vandalism

    January 5, 2017

    In the months surrounding the 2016 presidential election, students, faculty, and administrators at colleges and universities across the country have grappled with how to respond to the heated election season rhetoric, including expression that many have found to be disturbingly bigoted. Unfortunately, too many college administrators have eschewed the notion that the solution to “bad”… Read more