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 2017/18 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 (interim) 

College Principal - Health & Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Cecily Kelleher

College Principal - Engineering & Architecture
Prof. David FitzPatrick

College Principal - Science
Prof. Joe Carthy

College Principal - Social Science & Law
Prof. Colin Scott

Deputy Registrar, Graduate Studies
Assoc. 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 - ACCQ
Prof. Cecily Kelleher

Chair of AC Committee - ACCHDMA
Prof. Mark Rogers

Chair of AC Committee - ACCAC
Prof. Fiona Doohan

Chair of AC Committee - ACCSAC
Assoc. Prof. Barbara Dooley

Chair of AC Committee - ACCSCC
Prof. Anne Drummond

Chair of AC Committee - ACCASP
Prof. Grace Mulcahy

Elected Representative of Academic Council
Prof. John McCafferty

Elected Representative of Academic Council
Prof. Mark Crowe

Elected Representative of Academic Council
Dr Amanda Phelan

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

Member of AC, nominated by President, appointed by AC 
Dr Elizabeth Shotton

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

Students’ Union President
Mr Barry Murphy

Students’ Union Education Officer
Mr Robert Sweeney 


ACEC Meeting Schedule 2017/18


Submission Deadline  Meeting Date
Tuesday 5 September 2017 Tuesday 19 September 2017, 2pm
Wednesday 18 October 2017 Wednesday 1 November 2017, 2pm
Wednesday 24 Jauary 2018 Wednesday 7 February 2018, 2pm
Tuesday 27 February 2018 Tuesday 13 March 2018, 2pm
Tuesday 8 May 2018 Tuesday 22 May 2018, 2pm 

 ACEC Schedule of Meetings 2017/18 (PDF)