The final lap

Ireland“I confess that it is a strange experience to see your post advertised in the media – a little bit like reading your own obituary, except that the obituary writer seems only marginally interested in you. Well, the job of President of Dublin City University has now been advertised, and the search is on. Don’t get either too worried, or too excited in joyful anticipation: I have another 53 or so weeks to go in the post, and then I will have completed my ten years (the limit for a university president’s term of office set by the Universities Act 1997). With any luck, my successor will have been identified a little while before then to allow for a smooth handover …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 6 July]

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