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Chamber welcomes appointment of TUSE Director

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Waterford Chamber has welcomed the appointment of Mr. Tom Boland, a former Chief Executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA), as the new independent Programme Executive Director for the TUSEI consortium comprising the Carlow and Waterford Institutes of Technology.

Speaking on the announcement, Gerald Hurley, Waterford Chamber CEO said: “We are delighted to hear of the appointment of Mr Tom Boland. This is something we lobbied for at any opportunity, most notably to the Taoiseach and Minister for Finance when they visited our offices last year. We also acknowledge the Government’s commitment to ensuring the timely establishment of the Technological University and we certainly hope this new appointment will finally get this over the line.

“There has been far too long a delay on what is certain to be a game changer for Waterford. We can see the impact University status has had on other cities and Waterford is in need of such an injection.

“Mr Boland is certain to bring his experience to the table in getting the job done and Waterford Chamber gives every assurance that we will not be found wanting in our support when required.”

 

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