Professor Lisa Looney apoointed the new Vice President for Academic Affairs (Registrar) at DCU

The Vice-President for Academic Affairs (Registrar) is the Chief Academic Officer of the University and is responsible to the President for the management of the academic business of the University. Working with senior colleagues, Professor Lisa Looney has overall responsibility for the regulation and development of courses and programmes, examinations and assessments, and all matters relating to students and their studies.

As well as having responsibility for units within Academic Affairs, Professor Looney also leads both the DCU Futures project and the Student Information System project: two very significant transformational projects underway in the university.

Key Academic Initiatives

Over the coming years, DCU has committed to a number of projects that will transform how we interact with students and staff.

This includes a significant Student Information System (SIS) Project, which will ensure our future needs are met through a flexible and robust student system.

Following the substantial review of the academic calendar, DCU will also introduce a revised academic calendar in September 2021.