Archive for NUI

Candidates critical of NUI electoral register

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 22 March 2011 by Steve

“Candidates on the National University of Ireland (NUI) panel for next month’s Seanad elections have said people have been removed from its register without realising it and that it has failed to keep pace with changes of address and with deaths of graduates …” (more)

[Harry McGee, Irish Times, 22 March]

NUI redux

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 17 March 2011 by Steve

“In January 2010 the then Minister for Education and Science, Batt O’Keeffe (now retired from politics), announced that he intended to ‘dissolve’ the National University of Ireland (a statement that made the NUI appear to be a kind of giant Alka Selzer) …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 17 March]

Quinn reverses decision to abolish the NUI

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 16 March 2011 by Steve

“The Government has reversed a decision to abolish the National University of Ireland, which has over 250,000 graduates in Ireland and worldwide, the Irish Independent has learned …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 16 March]

NUI Seanad Candidates’ Include Secret FFers, FGers, et al

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“FF, FG, Labour, ex-PDs, and other shades of establishment opinion are putting themselves forward as ‘independents’ in the upcoming election to Seanad Éireann. The mask of ‘disability campaigner’ or ‘human rights advocate’ is unfortunately the last refuge of some of them. This is most obvious on the university constituencies …” (more)

[Indymedia Ireland, 5 March]

Cancer specialist Crown in bid for Seanad seat

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

“Outspoken cancer specialist Professor John Crown and Sinn Fein’s Eoin O Broin are among the surprise Seanad Eireann candidates in the three-seater National University of Ireland constituency …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 4 March]

Candidates for NUI Panel of Seanad Eireann published

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

“The list of candidates for the NUI panel of the Seanad have been published, they include Former PD and FG Senator Helen Keogh, unsuccessful Sinn Fein general election candidate in Dublin Mid West Eoin O Broin …” (discussion thread)

[Politics.ie, 3 March]

What are the University of Dublin and the NUI actually for? And what should they do?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 3 November 2010 by Steve

“The first item in the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) news feed at present is the report that Professor Petros Florides was recently inaugurated as a Pro-Chancellor of the University of Dublin. This reminds me that I often hear the question: ‘what is the University of Dublin for?’. And in the context of NUI Galway, NUI Maynooth, UCC, UCD et al, I often hear the similar question: ‘what is the NUI for?’ …” (more)

[Eoin O’Dell, Cearta, 3 November]