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NCC faculty angered by plan to consolidate courses, merge departments

Joie Tyrrell, Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.
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A plan to consolidate courses and merge departments at Nassau Community College to help meet a multimillion dollar deficit has angered faculty who recently approved a vote of no confidence in the school’s top leadership.

Officials with Nassau Community College in Garden City say that the school is facing a roughly $14 million deficit in the 2024-25 budget and have drafted a new academic structure that they say will make the college eventually run more efficiently in the long-term. The plan includes consolidating more than 20 academic areas of study down to six departments. 

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