Prof Patrick Prendergast
The appointment of Prof Patrick Prendergast as the incoming Chair of the new South East Technological University (SETU). was announced by the Minster for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD in a visit to the institute last week. Prof Prendergast’s served as President and Provost of Trinity College Dublin for ten years and his standing in the academic and research community is extraordinarily high.
The chair of WIT,Jim Moore, said, “I join with the staff, students and outgoing governing body members of WIT in congratulating Prof Prendergast on his appointment as the first Chair of the new technological university. I know Prof Prendergast shares the ambitions the WIT governing body has had over many years for the enhancement of higher education in the South East better to serve the people of the region. .”
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