Technological University bill making its way through the Seanad

Posted in Governance and administration on January 30th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“A bill on the formation of Technological Universities, including one in Kerry, is making its way through the Seanad …” (more)

[Radio Kerry, 30 January]

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New President sought for Institute of Technology, Tralee

Posted in Governance and administration on February 12th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A new President is being sought for the Institute of Technology Tralee. The position comes at a time of significant change for the college as it prepares to merge with Cork Institute of Technology to form the Munster Technological University …” (more)

[Radio Kerry, 10 February]

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Central campus part of IT Tralee plans to boost college

Posted in Governance and administration on March 26th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“Ambitious plans by the Institute of Technology Tralee to increase student numbers envisages the shedding of its south campus in the Kerry town. The existing south campus, at Clash closer to the town centre, is 2.4km from the main north campus at Dromtacker on the Listowel Road …” (more)

[Anne Lucey, Irish Examiner, 26 March]

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Plans for university are facing ‘significant challenges’

Posted in Governance and administration on January 26th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Plans for a technological university (TU) in Munster face ‘a very significant challenge’, higher education chiefs have warned. Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) are working towards a merger, with a view to becoming one of the new-style technological universities …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 26 January]

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US University sets up campus in Dingle

Posted in Governance and administration on January 5th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“A memorandum of understanding has been signed to pave the way for a US university to set up a campus in Dingle, Co Kerry in the next year …” (more)

[Majella O’Sullivan, Independent, 5 January]

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IT Tralee and CIT move forward on university plans

Posted in Governance and administration on December 6th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“The Institute of Technology Tralee and Cork Institute of Technology will proceed to the next stage of creating the Munster Technological University. The MTU partners have successfully completed stage three of the process towards Technological University designation …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 6 December]

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ITT President pledges college’s help in the future of Kerry Technology Park

Posted in Research on November 4th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Tralee’s Institute of Technology has reaffirmed its commitment to securing and guaranteeing the future of Kerry Technology Park. Last month, in what was viewed by many as a surprise development, Shannon Commercial Properties the park’s owners rejected a multi million Euro bid by IT Tralee to buy the park …” (more)

[The Kerryman, 1 November]

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College chairman asked to quit over thesis row

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on May 11th, 2013 by steve

“Lecturers at a third-level institute have called on their chairman to step down from his position after he was cleared on appeal of plagiarising his thesis …” (more)

[Barry Duggan, Independent, 11 May]

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Quinn awaits response on plagiarism

Posted in Legal issues on May 6th, 2013 by steve

“Education Minister Ruairi Quinn is awaiting a response from Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) on the outcome of an investigation of plagiarism against its own chairman …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 6 May]

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Chair of institute has plagiarism ruling overturned

Posted in Legal issues on May 4th, 2013 by steve

“An external investigation has found that Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) chairman Flan Garvey committed unintentional plagiarism in a 2008 master’s thesis but this has been overturned on a technical appeal …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 4 May]

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College investigation – The truth must out

Posted in Legal issues on April 24th, 2013 by steve

“The suggestion that Institute of Technology Tralee president Dr Oliver Murphy will initiate an investigation into how an internal complaint over plagiarism was leaked to the press and, possibly, discipline those involved, underlines the urgency around introducing legislation to protect whistleblowers …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 24 April]

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IT staff ‘shocked’ at bid to find leak of plagiarism case

Posted in Legal issues on April 24th, 2013 by steve

“Staff at Institute of Technology Tralee are said to be in shock that anyone who leaked details of a plagiarism complaint against the college chairperson might face disciplinary action …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 24 April]

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College in plagiarism row to probe staff over media leaks

Posted in Legal issues on April 23rd, 2013 by steve

“Staff at a third-level college where the chairman has been accused of plagiarising sections of his thesis are to be investigated by their institute for leaking information to the media …” (more)

[Barry Duggan, Independent, 23 April]

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College earns top honours for disabled sports

Posted in Governance and administration on December 3rd, 2012 by steve

“An Irish third-level institution has been recognised by the United Nations organisation for Education, Science and Culture as a centre of excellence in providing access to sport for people with disabilities …” (more)

[Independent, 3 December]

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