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Governance

The Governing Body, under the terms of the Institutes of Technology Act (1992 – 2006), shall manage and control the affairs of the Institute and shall perform the functions conferred on the Institute.  It is, therefore, the authority established by law to govern the Institute.

The Governing Body receives reports from the President and senior officers of the Institute, evaluates them and makes strategic and policy decisions as required.  Implementation of these decisions is entrusted to the President and delegated to the appropriate officers of the Institute.  On academic matters the Governing Body is advised by the Academic Council.

 

Chairman: Mr Bob Savage (Nominee of the Minister for Education and Skills)

 

CIT President:  Dr Brendan J. Murphy (Ex Officio)

 

On 31 March 2015 and 15 April 2015, the Minister for Education and Skills appointed 17 persons under Section 4(1)(a),(b),(c),(d),(e),(f) and (g) of the Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Act 1994 and are appointed as ordinary members of the Governing Body of Cork Institute of Technology.  The ordinary members, with the exception of the two students representatives, are appointed for a period of five years with effect from 1 April 2015.

On 11 August 2016, the Minister for Education and Skills re-appointed Mr Bob Savage as Chairman of the Institute’s Governing Body.

The two student representatives are appointed for a period of one year up to 30 September 2017.

 

Six appointed under Section 4(1)(a) and (b)

  • Ms Maura Fitzgibbon (CETB)
  • Cllr Mary Hegarty (CETB)
  • Cllr Michael Hegarty (CETB)
  • Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy (CETB)
  • Mr Declan O’Leary (CETB)
  • Mr Ted Owens (CETB)

 

Two appointed under Section 4(1)(c)

  • Ms Mary Cooney (Academic Staff Nominee)
  • Mr Cilian Ó Súilleabháin (Academic Staff Nominee)

 

One appointed under Section 4(1)(d)

  • Mr Eoin Deane (Non Academic Staff Nominee)

 

Two appointed under Section 4(1)(e)

  • Mr Shane Falvey (Nominee of Students’ Union) up to 30 September 2016

  • Ms Ruth O’Leary (Nominee of Students’ Union) up to 30 September 2016

  • Mr Shane Falvey (Nominee of Students’ Union) up to 30 September 2017

  • Ms Ruth O’Leary (Nominee of Students’ Union) up to 30 September 2017

 

One appointed under Section 4(1)(f)

  • Ms Ann Piggott (Nominee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions)

 

Five appointed under Section 4(1)(g)

  • Mr Bernard Allen (The Irish Sports Council)
  • Ms Emelie Fitzgibbon (The Arts Council)
  • Capt Dave Hopkins (Irish Chamber of Shipping)
  • Ms Katherine Walshe (Engineers Ireland)
  • Mr Jim Woulfe (Cork Chamber)

 

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