Archive for Michael Murphy

UCC President says fees will rise again in first CSN interview

Posted in Fees and access, Governance and administration with tags , , on 7 February 2011 by Steve

“UCC President Prof. Michael Murphy has warned that UCC’s finances cannot keep pace with the current surge in demand for college places in his first interview with Munster’s most visited student website, CorkStudentNews.com …” (more)

[Daniel O’Carroll, Cork Student News, 7 February]

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UCC President believes Hunt Report makes many welcomed recommendations

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 4 February 2011 by Steve

“At a staff meeting last Wednesday, Dr. Michael Murphy, President of UCC, claimed the report of the National Strategy Group for Education was ‘welcome’ and rightly showed ‘the country’s vision of the future of education’ …” (more)

[Laura Cashman, College News, 4 February]

UCC President leaves students in great uncertainty

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 3 February 2011 by Steve

“Dr Michael Murphy, President of University College Cork, took part in an open Q&A session with students of the university in UCC Students’ Union Council on Wednesday the 19th of January …” (more)

[Cathal Brennan, College News, 3 February]

President grilled on fees, finances, at heated class council meeting

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

“UCC President Michael Murphy was grilled on everything from conferring fees to student emigration at a heated class council meeting held in the Kane Building last Thursday …” (more)

[Daniel O’Carroll, Cork Student News, 24 January]

UCCSU hits out at President over salary

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

“The UCC Students Union has criticised university President Michael Murphy over the extent of his pay, which was revealed in an article in the Irish Times yesterday …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 10 November]

UCC President’s salary is the epitome of hypocrisy

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 10 November 2010 by Steve

“The fact that UCC President Prof. Michael Murphy sees fit to take home a massive €232,151 a year, while simultaneously railing for the re-introduction of tuition fees, bringing printing fees back to UCC, and making cutbacks that strike to the very heart of the university’s educational experience, is a textbook lesson in hypocrisy …” (more)

[Greg O’Donovan, Cork Student News, 9 November]

President of UCC issues alcohol warning

Posted in Life with tags , , on 6 November 2010 by Steve

“Health problems and Ireland’s image abroad will worsen significantly unless rising alcohol abuse by young people is reversed, the head of one of the country’s biggest colleges has warned …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 6 November]