IUA, THEA and RCSI Joint Statement: Higher Education Reopening Plans Confirmed

Posted in Governance and administration, Teaching on August 3rd, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The higher education institutions represented by the Irish Universities Association (IUA) and the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA) and RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, have joined together to announce their plans for a safe return to campuses this September with maximum on-site presence …” (more)

[IUA, 3 August]

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University College Cork appoints new President

Posted in Governance and administration on August 3rd, 2021 by steve

Ireland“University College Cork (UCC) has today, (3 August 2021), appointed Professor John O’Halloran as the sixteenth President of the University with effect from 30 August 2021. Professor O’Halloran has been Interim President since September 2020, leading the University through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 …” (more)

[UCC, 3 August]

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Trinity has €2.5m invested in armaments industry

Posted in Governance and administration on August 3rd, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) have revealed that College’s endowment fund includes approximately €2.5 million of equity investments in the armaments and defence industries. The investments include €876,800 invested in Raytheon Technologies, €721,500 in Lockheed Martin, €245,900 in Honeywell International, €169,500 in BAE Systems, €111,000 in Airbus, €63,400 in L3 Harris and €15,900 in Thales …” (more)

[Jack Kennedy, Trinity News, 2 August]

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