Higher education, low priority?

Ireland“As the initial excitement following the publication of the ‘An Bord Snip Nua’ report abates somewhat, it is instructive to note how the proposals are being seen by some of the media commentators. Perhaps one assessment that tells us a lot by omission is the piece in the Sunday Business Post which sets out twelve proposed cuts that would, in the writer’s opinion, cause political problems for the government. The twelve cuts listed range from welfare payment to Garda stations. They include cuts in schools, but nothing in relation to higher education or research …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 20 July]

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