Academic Council Executive Committee

The Academic Council Executive Committee (ACEC) sets the agenda for Academic Council to ensure that meaningful and strategic discussion occurs at Academic Council. The ACEC may also carry out functions delegated to it by Academic Council. 

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The ACEC shall, subject to review by Academic Council

1. Carry out any delegated functions assigned by Academic Council.

2. Act on behalf of Academic Council in intervals between Academic Council meetings.

3. Following direction from Academic Council, identify appropriate bodies for the development and review of university academic policy, oversee associated drafting processes, and approve minor editorial changes to policy.

ACEC Membership 2018/2019 Academic Session

President and Chair
Prof. Andrew Deeks

Deputy President, VP Academic Affairs, Registrar (alt Chair)
Prof. Mark Rogers

Vice President for Research, Innovation & Impact
Prof. Orla Feely

College Principal - Arts & Humanities
Prof. Sarah Prescott

College Principal - Business
Prof. Anthony Brabazon 

College Principal - Health & Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Cecily Kelleher

College Principal (Interim) - Engineering & Architecture
Prof. Michael Bruen 

College Principal - Science
Prof. Joe Carthy

College Principal - Social Science & Law
Prof. Colin Scott

Deputy Registrar - Graduate Studies 
Prof. Barbara Dooley

Dr John Howard

Chair of AC Committee - UPB
Prof. Mark Rogers

Chair of AC Committee - ACCE
Assoc. Prof. Joseph Brady

Chair of AC Committee - ACQEC
Prof. Cecily Kelleher

Chair of AC Committee - ACCHDMA
Prof. Mark Rogers

Chair of AC Committee - ACCAC
Prof. Alun Jones

Chair of AC Committee - ACCSAC
Prof. Barbara Dooley

Chair of AC Committee - ACCSCC
Prof. Anne Drummond

Chair of AC Committee - ACCASP
Prof. Alexander Thein 

Elected Representative of Academic Council
Prof. John McCafferty

Elected Representative of Academic Council
Prof. Mark Crowe

Elected Representative of Academic Council

Member of AC, nominated by President, appointed by AC 
Dr Tara Plunkett

Member of AC, nominated by President, appointed by AC 
Assoc. Prof. Elizabeth Shotton

Member of AC, nominated by President, appointed by AC
Dr Tadhg Ó’Cróinín

Students’ Union President
Barry Murphy

Students’ Union Education Officer
Stephen Crosby


ACEC Meeting Schedule 2018/19


Submission Deadline  Meeting Date
Wednesday 12 September 2018 Wednesday 26 September 2018, 3.30pm
Thursday 29 November 2018 Thursday 13 December 2018, 2pm
Thursday 21 February 2019 Thursday 7 March 2019, 2pm
Tuesday 7 May 2019 Tuesday 21 May 2019, 2pm