‘Relationships with universities key to delivering economic potential’ – Archibald

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Sinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald said strong relationships between universities, local businesses and government is key to delivering on economic potential. The Party’s Further and Higher Education Spokesperson was speaking after attending a meeting with Michelle O’Neill and the new Vice Chancellor of Queens University. Caoimhe Archibald said …” (more)

[Sinn Féin, 5 November]

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Saving Our Spark

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“The Save our Spark campaign will fail and it will do so because the institutions have never been transparent enough about how they spend their money. People, including academics in the institutions themselves, see new buildings being constructed, grounds being landscaped, the student ‘experience’ being improved, and new initiatives of all kinds been rolled out, and they wonder where all the money is coming from …” (more)

[An Irish Blog about Education, 5 November]

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HealthyUCD and the University as public relations machine

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“The HealthyUCD strategy was launched by UCD HR in March 2016 as both a ‘Health Promotion Strategic Plan’ and a public relations campaign and accompanied by a lot of high-flown and inspiring rhetoric. The objective? Nothing less than to ‘change the mind-set, culture and attitude of our community towards positive and beneficial health promoting structures, practices and policies across the full spectrum of physical, mental, spiritual and emotional wellbeing’ …” (more)

[University Observer, 4 November]

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