Maynooth University’s first female president: ‘I have a daughter. I have a life. It is possible’

Posted in Governance and administration on October 4th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Until just over a year ago there had been no female university president in 428 years of higher education in Ireland. Today there are four; Prof Eeva Leinonen is the latest woman to take that step after taking over as president of Maynooth University last Friday …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 4 October]

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Professor Philip Nolan retires as Maynooth University president after 10-year term

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Professor Philip Nolan is retiring as president of Maynooth University today, after a 10-year term. Prof Nolan has also played a critical role in controlling the spread of Covid in Ireland as chair of Nphet’s Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 30 September]

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Fears for STEM at Maynooth

Posted in Governance and administration on March 11th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“On Monday I reported that Maynooth has selected a new President in the form of Professor Eeva Leinonen who is currently Vice Chancellor at Murdoch University in Australia. I was initially pleased to see the announcement, but news is coming out now that is filling me and my colleagues in STEM subjects with a sense of alarm …” (more)

[In the Dark, 11 March]

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Eeva Leinonen unveiled as next Maynooth University president

Posted in Governance and administration on March 9th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Maynooth University has announced the appointment of Prof Eeva Leinonen as its next president. Prof Leinonen will formally assume the position on October 1st and replaces Prof Philip Nolan who has led the university for the last 10 years …” (more)

[Mark Hilliard, Irish Times, 8 March]

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Announcement of the Next President of Maynooth University

Posted in Governance and administration on March 8th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The Governing Authority of Maynooth University today appointed Professor Eeva Leinonen to be its next President effective from 1 October 2021. Professor Leinonen will succeed Professor Philip Nolan who has led the University for the past 10 years. Professor Leinonen has held the role of Vice Chancellor of Murdoch University, Perth, Australia since 2016, having previously been Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia …” (more)

[Maynooth University, 8 March]

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