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Wicklow Minister Announces Chair For New South East Technological University

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has announced the appointment of Dr Patrick Prendergast as the first chairperson of the new technological university for the South East.

The news comes just days after Wexford County Council was given the go ahead to proceed with a compulsory purchase order on 50 acres of land on the outskirts of Wexford to accommodate what will be the 5th technological university in the State.

Dr.Patrick Prendergast, originally from Wexford, is also former Provost of Trinity University.

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