University plans dealt major blow

Posted in Governance and administration on November 1st, 2014 by steve

Ireland“A breakdown in relations between Waterford Institute of Technology and Carlow IT is jeopardising plans to develop a technical university of the South East …” (more)

[Gorey Guardian, 1 November]

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Waterford IT ‘cannot apply alone to become university’

Posted in Governance and administration on October 24th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Further meetings with Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan are planned for Waterford Institute of Technology management after she told them they could not apply on their own to become a university …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 24 October]

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‘Surprised and disappointed’: IT Carlow isn’t happy about Waterford pulling out of a planned merger

Posted in Governance and administration on October 23rd, 2014 by steve

Ireland“The President of IT Carlow has said she’s ‘surprised and disappointed’ at the decision by Waterford IT to pull out of a planned merger …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 23 October]

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Waterford IT pulls out of merger with IT Carlow

Posted in Governance and administration on October 23rd, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Long-awaited plans for a university in the southeast have taken a fresh blow with the decision by Waterford Institute of Technology to pull out of negotiations on a bid for technological-university status …” (more)

[Joe Humphreys and Conor Kane, Irish Times, 23 October]

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Warning that plans to merge WIT and IT Carlow could be ‘scuppered’

Posted in Governance and administration on October 22nd, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Urgent high-level meetings have been arranged in a bid to sort out the controversy that could scupper plans for a Technological University of the South East …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 22 October]

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University for Carlow comes one step closer

Posted in Governance and administration on June 4th, 2013 by steve

“History was made last week when IT Carlow got the official go-ahead to merge with Waterford IT and become a technological university …” (more)

[Mairead Wilmot, Carlow Nationalist, 4 June]

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TDs meet IT Carlow in push for university

Posted in Governance and administration on March 6th, 2012 by steve

“Amalgamating IT Carlow with Waterford IT to become a technological university of the southeast took another step forward this week. Carlow Fine Gael TD Pat Deering and his Waterford counterpart deputy Paudie Coffey met IT Carlow president Patricia Mulcahy …” (more)

[Suzanne Pender, Carlow Nationalist, 6 March]

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Former student becomes the boss at IT Carlow

Posted in Governance and administration on January 31st, 2012 by steve

“A former student of IT Carlow has now taken over the position of president of the institute. Carlow woman Dr Patricia Mulcahy, who studied at the IT, has stepped into the top job after 12 years as head of development at the college …” (more)

[Clare Minnock, The Nationalist, 31 January]

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