£126 million Ulster University loan a ‘slap in the face’ for Derry

Posted in Governance and administration on February 8th, 2020 by steve

“Derry City and Strabane District Council has called on Stormont not to give Ulster University a £126 million loan for its Belfast campus without any assurances over the expansion of its Magee campus in Derry. The council’s Governance and Strategic Planning Committee voted unanimously for a motion put forward by People Before Profit Councillor Shaun Harkin when it met on Tuesday afternoon …” (more)

[Marianne Flood, Derry Now, 8 February]

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Teaching While Introverted

Posted in Teaching on February 8th, 2020 by steve

“The most powerful self-revelation of my adult life occurred while I was eating a Cubano sandwich in a Florida strip mall. I was running some teaching workshops at a university in Fort Lauderdale and had an open slot for dinner …” (more)

[James M Lang, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 February]