Reminiscences of Edward Walsh : oral history, 2005.
|Creator: ||Walsh, Edward, 1939-||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 164 p. sound recordings: 7 CD-ROMs (134; 86; 127 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Founding President, University of Limerick (1969-1998)
Scope and Contents
Born December 3, 1939 in Cork, Ireland; education through PhD and early career in United States; development of University of Limerick starting in 1969; relationship with World Bank for funding of University of Limerick; relationship between Irish Americans and Irish peace process in Irish American Partnership; relationship between University of Limerick and Cornell University via Charles F. Feeney [CFF]; CFF and funding for Irish peace process; CFF and anonymous giving; CFF investment in Castletroy Park Hotel; CFF and development of Irish tourism; challenges of fundraising for higher education projects in Ireland; founding University of Limerick Foundation; 1997 outing of CFF and reactions; interactions with Lewis L. Glucksman; interactions with John R. Healy; interactions with CFF.
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.