NUI Galway appoints Prof Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh as 13th president

Posted in Governance and administration on September 5th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh has been appointed as the 13th president of NUI Galway and will take over the helm next January following the ending of Dr Jim Browne’s 10-year term of office. However, the incoming president has faced immediate calls to meet with Siptu, which has said that it wants talks on how ‘he intends to resolve the systemic discrimination against women staff across all grades’ in the university …” (more)

[Irish Times, 4 September]

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City native is new President of NUI Galway

Posted in Governance and administration on September 5th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“City native Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh is the new President of NUI GalwayThe Newcastle native and NUIG graduate will succeed Dr Jim Browne in January at the conclusion of his ten year term …” (more)

[Connacht Tribune, 4 September]

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Cog Notes: Change is in the air for Irish business schools

Posted in Teaching on December 2nd, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Eyebrows were raised at Trinity College Dublin last week when venture capitalist Seán Melly, who chairs the university’s business school, said it was ‘no longer fit for purpose’. Presumably, school leavers filling out their CAO forms are told something different …” (more)

[Joe Humphreys, Irish Times, 2 December]

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Ireland must make a choice on an elite university if education system is to thrive

Posted in Governance and administration on November 13th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Rankings, fees and how to keep up with the rest of the world. The dean of business at UCD maps out education’s future with Gavin McLoughlin …” (more)

[Independent, 13 November]

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We should only back handful of top universities – UCD business dean

Posted in Governance and administration on November 13th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“The dean of UCD’s business school has said Ireland needs to ‘make choices’ about establishing centres of excellence if our universities are to stop their slide in the world rankings …” (more)

[Gavin McLoughlin, Independent, 13 November]

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UCD Smurfit School MBA ranked among best in world

Posted in Governance and administration on October 21st, 2013 by steve

“One of UCD’S MBA programmes has been ranked among the world’s best, coming 81st in the 2013 Financial Times Global Executive MBA Rankings …” (more)

[Business ETC, 21 October]

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UCD Business School gets international seal of approval from AACSB

Posted in Governance and administration on April 25th, 2013 by steve

“UCD Business School is the only business school in Ireland to receive accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB – the highest achievement for an educational institution that awards business degrees in the world …” (more)

[Sorcha Corcoran, Business and Leadership, 25 April]

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60% of new UCD School of Business faculty members from overseas

Posted in Governance and administration on October 29th, 2012 by steve

“UCD School of Business has appointed 14 new faculty members to the university for the new academic year, most of whom are from outside Ireland …” (more)

[Sorcha Corcoran, Business and Leadership, 24 October]

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Teacher’s Pet

Posted in Governance and administration on October 23rd, 2012 by steve

“With six weeks to go until the Budget, Department of Education officials are casting around for some €77 million in savings …” (more)

[Irish Times, 23 October]

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UCD Business School appoints Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh as dean

Posted in Governance and administration on January 9th, 2012 by steve

“UCD Business School has announced the appointment of Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh as its new dean. Ó hÓgartaigh succeeds Tom Begley, who was dean of the school from December 2005 to June 2011 …” (more)

[Grainne Rothery, Business and Leadership, 9 January]

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