High Noon for college heads

“Next week’s meeting between university presidents and Batt O’Keeffe is shaping up to be a fascinating affair. O’Keeffe has delighted the college heads by re-opening the debate on fees. And even his audit of spending is being welcomed. One university president even sees it as an opportunity to show the “wonderful value ” which the colleges are delivering. The bottom line for the presidents? That the budgetary crisis is being addressed – and some plan for more revenue is in place. There is clearly a black hole in the finances of most universities …” (more)

[Irish Times, 16 September]

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