Radical new agenda for universities considered

“A radical new agenda for the university sector, in which colleges would enter into much closer alliances or even merge, is being pushed by Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe. The seven university presidents have convened a special meeting next month to consider the move, which, sources say, could have profound implications for the future shape of the sector. One said: ‘We could be looking at the potential merger of universities and/or new alliances between the universities and the (14) institutes of technology’ …” (more)

[Séan Flynn, Irish Times, 28 January]

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