Archive for Hugh Brady

Teacher’s Pet

Posted in Legal issues with tags , , , on 8 February 2011 by Steve

“That bitter dispute between UCD president, Hugh Brady and Tom Boland, chief executive of the Higher Education Authority over unauthorised allowances to senior Belfield staff continues to rage. But behind the scenes, both parties are being encouraged to stop digging …” (more)

[Irish Times, 8 February]

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Teacher’s Pet

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues with tags , , , on 25 January 2011 by Steve

“That increasingly bitter clash between two education heavyweights is the talk of the sector. In the one corner, UCD president, Hugh Brady (pictured). In the other, the chief executive of the Higher Education Authority, Tom Boland …” (more)

[Irish Times, 25 January]

UCD staff buy pensions at 1% rate

Posted in Legal issues with tags , , on 19 October 2010 by Steve

“Staff retiring from University College Dublin are buying back just over three-and-a-half years of their pension before retirement. The news was confirmed by UCD President Hugh Brady in a letter sent to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 19 October]

Uncomfortable time for universities

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 24 September 2010 by Steve

“Yesterday’s Dáil finance committee meeting was little short of a PR disaster for universities. At the close of yesterday’s bruising meeting of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee …” (more)

[Sean Flynn, Irish Times, 24 September]

College fees and equality

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 26 July 2010 by Steve

“Madam, – I find it amusing to read that UCD president Dr Hugh Brady justifies the introduction of college fees on the basis of social equality …” (more)

[Jonathan Arlow, Irish Times, 26 July]

UCD president warns of ‘Inconvienient truth’ of R&D funding

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 23 July 2010 by Steve

“Speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Co Donegal, the president of UCD, Dr Hugh Brady, argued that while Irish universities are currently among the best in the world, this competitive advantage could be lost if adequate support and funding was not provided for R&D at third-level institutions …” (more)

[Deirdre Nolan, Silicon Republic, 23 July]

MacGill papers

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 23 July 2010 by Steve

“This page will host papers given at the MacGill Summer School 2010 on political reform and other papers of interest: Hugh Brady, address delivered at MacGill; …” (more)

[Political Reform .ie, 23 July]