Archive for alliances

Fewer universities with one big brand leader known as the University of Ireland is in the wider national interest

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 25 February 2011 by Steve

“In the course of discussions on the University College Dublin-Trinity research alliance two years ago, the Taoiseach Brian Cowen and his advisers had a Very Big Idea …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 25 February]

Future framework for higher education: Regional clusters

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 12 January 2011 by Steve

“The Hunt report – A National Strategy for Higher Education – was published yesterday. It covers a lot of ground with respect to teaching/learning, research, engagement, internationalisation, funding, governance and so on, and here I’m just going to focus on what it has to say about the relationships between institutions and possible rationalisations …” (more)

[Rob Kitchin, Ireland after NAMA, 12 January]

Selective coverage of alliances?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 January 2011 by Steve

“Hunt reflections continue… TCD – UCD and NUIG – UL alliances covered in praise but NUIM – RCSI – DCU cluster ignored – ignorance or choice?” (tweet)

[Aengus Ó Maoláin, Twitter, 11 January]