Academic warns on college funding cuts

Ireland“The financial base of Irish universities is being undermined by decisions on fees and reductions in State funding, according to DCU president professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski. Speaking at a graduation ceremony held by the university today, the professor said efforts by Irish third-level institutions to promote the value of research had been undermined by the McCarthy report, which questioned the usefulness of spending in this area …” (more)

[Irish Times, 9 November]

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