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General counsel appointed leadership role at NCC as presidential search continues

General counsel appointed leadership role at NCC as presidential search continues
Nassau Community College's general counsel, Donna Haugen, was appointed "officer-in-charge," which would make her the college's interim leader once President Jermaine Williams' resignation, announced

The college board of trustees' appointment of Haugen came at its meeting Tuesday.News of his resignation came days after faculty leaders submitted a "letter of discontent" to the board of trustees requesting his removal.The board noted Haugen's 14-year experience at the college, saying she "has worked closely with the previous six college presidents, their cabinet members, and the board of trustees, as well as with many faculty and staff within the campus community.i pShare Tweet Email Nassau Community College's general counsel, Donna Haugen, was appointed "officer-in-charge," which would make her the college's interim leader once President Jermaine Williams' resignation, announced last month, takes effect.

Reacting to Haugen's appointment, Faren Siminoff, president of Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers, the full-time faculty union, said the union had hoped for "an academic," noting how lengthy presidential searches can be." Angioletti added in the email the board wanted to be "transparent" with the college community "as to next steps upon Dr.

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