Reminiscences of Donal J. Thornhill : oral history, 2006.
|Creator: ||Thornhill, Donal J., 1947-||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 121 p. sound recordings: 4 CD-ROMs (135; 66 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Chair of Higher Education Authority (Ireland)
Scope and Contents
Born 1947 in Cork City, Ireland; PhD in chemistry from University College Dublin; career in the Irish Civil Service: public policy, taxation and education; struggle for funding at Irish universities; Atlantic Philanthropies [AP] matching funds for Irish higher education research facilities; struggles as chair of Higher Education Authority; creation of Program for Research in Third Level Institutes; AP and concerns about anonymity; interactions with AP board members; interactions with Charles F. Feeney.
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.