Ed Walsh admits ruthlessly rejecting proposals to increase UL presence in Limerick city

Posted in Governance and administration on November 9th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The founding president of the University of Limerick, Dr Ed Walsh, has said he was ‘ruthless’ in rejecting any proposals for a UL presence in Limerick city because he was determined to build up the campus in Plassey. Last week, UL finally unveiled its first base in the city centre, the former Dunnes Stores site on Sarsfield Street …” (more)

[Alan English, Limerick Leader, 9 November]

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Groundhog Day At The Department Of Education As Govt Re-Announce Third Level Funding

Posted in Governance and administration on November 9th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education, Thomas Byrne has said the constant re-announcement of funding for projects is raising false hopes for third level education. His comments come as the Government held yet another glossy launch for its Human Capital Initiative, a project first announced in 2018 …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 9 November]

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‘Fragmented’ Structures Hampering Trinity’s Gender Equality Efforts

Posted in Governance and administration on November 9th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Trinity’s gender equality efforts are being ‘hampered by the fragmented structure’ in which many key stakeholders interact with each other, according to a confidential report obtained by The University Times. The report, which was published in May, also highlighted the lack of visible information on equality, diversity and inclusion in Trinity …” (more)

[Katy Amos, University Times, 8 November]

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