Tough Times for Irish Higher Education

September 20, 2010

Irish universities are facing a crisis related to budgets and quality as they have been forced to eliminate positions at a time of rising enrollments. Times Higher Education reported. In 2009, and again in 2010, the universities have cut their staffing levels by 3 percent a year, but over that two-year period, undergraduate enrollment is up 12 percent and graduate enrollment is up 6 percent.

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