New President Appointed at NUI Galway
Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, the Dean of Business at UCD, has been appointed President of NUI Galway University to replace Dr Jim Browne.
Prof Ó hÓgartaigh, who is a graduate of NUI Galway, trained as a chartered accountant, and has also held academic positions at Dublin City University, UCD and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
He has served as Audit Committee Chair at the Department of Marine, Communications and Natural Resources and is a member of the Audit Committee at the Department of Finance.
His appointment takes effect in January 2018, at the conclusion of Dr Browne’s 10-year term.