Quality Promotion Committee Information


The Quality Review process at DCU is overseen by a representative, university-wide committee called the Quality Promotion Committee (QPC).





President or President’s Nominee (Chair)

Prof. Anne Sinnott

Deputy President

Director of Quality Promotion (Secretary)

Ms. Aisling McKenna

Quality Promotion Office

VPAA Representative


VPRI Representative


Student Experience



Dr Ecaterina McDonagh


Ms. Annabella Stover

Deputy Registrar/ Dean of Teaching and Learning


Research and Innovation Support


Student Support and Development

DCUBS (Faculty of Business) –

2 Reps

Prof  Claire Gubbins

Dr Margaret Heffernan

Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Human Resources Group (2nd Term)

Faculty of Engineering &Computing – 2 Reps

Dr Paul Young

Dr Monica Ward

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringSchool of Computing (2nd Term)

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences – 2 Reps

Dr Saumava Mitra

Dr Deirdre Nic Mhathúna, 

School of Communications

Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge

Faculty of Science & Health –
2 Reps

Dr. Áine MacNamara,

Dr. Michael Freeley 

School of Health and Human

School of Biotechnology

DCU Institution of Education-

2 Reps

Ashling Bourke

Martin Brown

School of Human Development,

School of Policy and Practice

National Institute for Digital Learning - 1 Rep

Ms Nuala Lonergan

Open Education Unit

Faculty Administration Peer Group – 1 Rep

Ms. Marie O' Flanagan

Assistant Faculty Manager, Faculty of Science and Health

Support / Service Office

Representatives - 4 Reps



Darren Myler

Deirdre Reynolds

Mr. Thomas Kelly

Dr David Mc Carthy





Institutional Research & Analysis


Dr. Jing Burgi-Tian

Quality Promotion Office

Students’ Union Nominee– 2 Rep


Eoin Crossen


Christine O'Mahony

Vice president for academic affairs


VP for Diversity and Inclusion

Recording Secretary (in attendance)

Ms. Fiona Dwyer

Quality Promotion Office


Minutes of Meeting

The Quality Promotion Committee normally meets at 11.00am on the first Wednesday of every second month

Minutes of Meeting 2022

January 2022

March 2022

May 2022

June 2022

September 2022

Minutes of Meetings 2023






Minutes of Meetings 2018

January 2018

May 2018

June 2018

September 2018

November 2018

Minutes of Meetings 2019

May 2019

June 2019 *Cancelled

September 2019

November 2019

Minutes of Meetings 2020

January 2020 *Cancelled

March 2020

May 2020

June 2020

September 2020

November 2020

Minutes of Meetings 2021

January 2021

March 2021

May 2021

June 2021

September 2021

November 2021

Minutes of Meetings 2014

January 2014

March 2014

May 2014

June 2014

September 2014

Minutes of Meetings 2015

January 2015

March 2015

June 2015

September 2015

December 2015

Minutes of Meetings 2016

January 2016

March 2016

May 2016

June 2016

September 2016

November 2016

Minutes of Meetings 2017

January 2017

March 2017

May 2017

June 2017

September 2017

November 2017


Terms of Reference for the DCU Quality Promotion Committee Link here

Dates of the 2022-23 Quality Promotion Committee Meetings are as follows;

21st September 2022

16th November 2022

18th January 2023

15th March 2023

17th May 2023

28th June 2023