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Position Statements

Position Statements

As the governance body for New York State Community Colleges, the Faculty Council of Community Colleges feels it is important to weigh in on certain crucial issues. Using a collaborative method, the membership deliberates, discusses, and debates these important issues of concern. After a consensus has been reached, the Faculty Council of Community Colleges issues statements and/or white papers articulating the organization's positions.

FCCC Position Statements

G1: 2018-19 - Resolution Supporting New Funding Model for the Community Colleges
Approved October 2018

Statement Supporting Campus Inclusivity and Civil Discourse
Approved 2017

Statement in Support of Student Governance at Community Colleges
Approved October 8, 2016

Statement on Academic Freedom
Approved October 2014

White Paper on Academic Freedom
Approved October 2014

Statement on The Role of Faculty in Shared Governance
Approved October 18, 2008

Statement Re-New President of Nassau Community College
Approved May 17, 2013

Community College Childcare
Promoting success across the generations By Lisa Strahley and Barbara Ann Nilsen, October 2013

Joint Statements

Joint Statement on Shared Governance for the State University of New York
Prepared and Approved by the Faculty Council of Community Colleges (FCCC), the Student Assembly (SA), and the University Faculty Senate (UFS)
April 2017

SUNY/CUNY Joint Statement on Civil Discourse and Campus Climate
Approved by the Executive Committees of the SUNY University Faculty Senate, SUNY Faculty Council of Community Colleges, and CUNY University Faculty Senate
January, 2017

SUNY/CUNY Joint Statement: Invest in SUNY and CUNY
Approved by the Executive Committees of the SUNY University Faculty Senate, SUNY Faculty Council of Community Colleges, and CUNY University Faculty Senate
January, 2016

SUNY/CUNY Joint Statement on Shared Governance
Issued by CUNY University Faculty Senate, SUNY University Faculty Senate, and SUNY Faculty Council of Community Colleges
Adopted unanimously on January 8, 2015

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