Archive for Brian MacCraith

CAO choices

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 6 January 2011 by Steve

“Decision time! Listen to DCU President Prof. Brian MacCraith speak on The Tubridy Show about making your CAO choice. http://bit.ly/hbUjm7” (podcast)

[DCU Dublin City Uni, Twitter, 5 January]

Brian MacCraith interview

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 11 August 2010 by Steve

Barry Hennessy interviews Brian MacCraith, newly-appointed President of Dublin City University. MP3, starts at about 00:00:46.

[Inside Education on 103.2 Dublin City FM, 10 August]

Quality of graduates ‘will suffer if further cuts made’

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 14 July 2010 by Steve

“The quality of graduates will suffer if further cuts are made to funding, the new president of Dublin City University has warned …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 14 July]

Cuts putting ‘unsustainable’ pressure on universities

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 14 July 2010 by Steve

“Severe cuts in university funding, at a time when the sector faces record student demand, is placing ‘unsustainable pressures’ on colleges, the new president of Dublin City University warned yesterday. Prof Brian MacCraith said while increased commercial activities and philanthropy would help, the cutbacks in exchequer funding would continue to take their toll …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 14 July]

DCU appoints top researcher as new president

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 18 December 2009 by Steve

“Dublin City University has appointed Professor Brian MacCraith as its new president, to succeed Prof Ferdinand von Prondzynski, whose term of office ends in July 2010. Prof MacCraith (52) is Professor of Physics at DCU and director of the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute …” (more)

[Independent, 18 December]

Transitions

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 18 December 2009 by Steve

“It’s been one of those days on which the sheer pace of activities stops you from thinking too much about what is going on and what it all means for you. As I mentioned in my last post, on Thursday the Governing Authority of DCU appointed Professor Brian MacCraith to be the new President of DCU, from July 14 next year …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 18 December]

DCU appoints physics professor as president-designate

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 18 December 2009 by Steve

“Dublin City University has appointed an internationally renowned senior research figure as its new president. Prof Brian MacCraith, who is 52, will succeed Ferdinand von Prondzynski next July …” (more)

[Sean Flynn, Irish Times, 18 December]