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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 pages sound recordings 4 CD-ROMs (135; 66 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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.


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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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