Shannon College is now fully incorporated into NUI Galway

“Speaking last week at the Shannon college’s spring conferring, President of NUI Galway, Dr James J. Browne commented on the university’s commitment to supporting economic, industrial, social and cultural development in its region and nationally. Referring to the incorporation of Shannon College to the university, Dr Browne said, ‘I am happy to report that in the light of its very positive relationship with Shannon College over the years, NUI Galway is very happy to give its full support to the recent request of the college that it be fully incorporated into NUI Galway, under the Universities Act. Following intensive discussions, a detailed formal proposal is currently being examined by the Higher Education Authority. The integration of Shannon College with NUI Galway would, needless to say, be carried through in a manner which recognises and preserves the particular valued ethos and identity of Shannon College and which also maximises the mutual educational and research benefits of the existing synergy between the two institutions …’” (more)

[Clare Courier, 10 March]

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