University chiefs to appear before Oireachtas over funding crisis

Ireland“The presidents of the State’s main universities and institutes of technology are set to appear before an Oireachtas committee next month as part of a series of meetings aimed at tackling the funding ‘crisis’ facing higher education. The meetings will be significant given that Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said tacking the future funding of third-level will require a political consensus by the committee …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 10 October]

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