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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of elected representatives and officers of the union.  All standing committees report to the Executive Committee at least once a year, or as needed when issues pertaining to the charge of a particular committee arise.

OFFICERS 2020 – Present

History of the Local

LIUFF History

  • 1967 – Board of Trustees announces plans to sell the real estate of the Brooklyn Campus.  Faculty demonstrations block the Brooklyn Bridge.  New York State and New York City step in to end strike, the real estate deal is killed
  • 1971 – LIUFF Established by secret ballot under the supervision of the NLRB

Who We Are

The Faculty Federation (LIUFF) is the union representing both full-time and adjunct faculty at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus and its extension campuses.

About AFT Higher Education

AFT is the largest higher education union in the country, representing over 130,000 higher education faculty, professional staff and graduate employees. The AFT higher education department mission is to help our affiliates and their members prosper in the face of political, economic and technological forces challenging the most basic assumptions about the union's role on campus.

About AFT Teachers

Throughout this century, the AFT has been a major force for preserving and strengthening America's democratic commitment to public education and public service. Desegregating public schools, passing the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act, establishing collective bargaining for teachers and other public employees, and addressing the needs of disadvantaged children are just a few of the causes the AFT has championed.

History of the AFT

Learn the history of the AFT, including the union's founding in Chicago in 1916, its affiliation with the AFL-CIO, its battles for workers and human rights and its continued work to uphold the proud traditions on which the union was created.

AFT Mission Statement

The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.


About the AFT

Learn more about the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), which was founded in 1916 to represent the economic, social and professional interests of classroom teachers and is an affiliated international union of the AFL-CIO.