The future of DCU

“A few robust weeks lie ahead. It is important for us to remember that what we are trying to do is to continue the possibility of responsible, open, and high-standard teaching, learning, and research at a state university. Had either Fanning or Cahill lost, that chance would already be gone. As it is, the chances are high that we will be able to change the culture of DCU to a far more democratic and open one. There are obviously certain matters, described on this site, that require a formal complaint to the Gardai. It is also clear that SIPTU seem finally to have seen the light, and we will see how they perform. Finally, Arthur Cox solrs. are due a complaint to the Law society. Following are some proposals for restructuring …” (more)

[Seán Ó Nualláin, University Blog on Academic Tenure in Ireland, 2 November]

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