Quality Promotion Office

Quality Promotion Committee Information

The Quality Promotion Committee (QPC)

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

Quallity Promotion Committee Membership






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

Mr. Billy Kelly

Ms. Fiona Brennan

Ms. Annabella Stover

Deputy Registrar/ Dean of Teaching and Learning

Research and Innovation Support

Student Support and Development

DCUBS (Faculty of Business) – 2 Reps

Dr.  Claire Gubbins

Dr Margaret Heffernan.

Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Human Resources Group

Faculty of Engineering &Computing – 2 Reps

Dr Gabriel Munetan

Dr Monica Ward

School of Electronic Engineering

School of Computing (2nd Term)

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences – 2 Reps

Prof. Derek Hand

Dr Sharon O'Brien


School of Applied Languages

Faculty of Science & Health – 2 Reps

Prof. Karsten Fleischer

Prof. Enda McGlynn

School of Physical Sciences

School of Physical Sciences

DCU Institution of Education-2 Reps

Dr. Aisling Twohill

Assist. Prof Cora O’Farrell

STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies

Human Development

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



Mr. Justin Doyle

Ms. Orla Nic Aodha

Ms. Jennifer O'Halloran

Mr. Alan Mangan

ISS Management Team





Institutional Research & Analysis


Mr. Martin Grehan

Quality Promotion Office

Quality Promotion Officer

Ms. Celine Heffernan

Quality Promotion Office

Students’ Union Nominee– 2 Rep


Lucien Waughdaly

Dylan Mangan

Vice president for academic affairs

Vice president for engagement and development

Recording Secretary (in attendance)

Ms. Fiona Dwyer

Quality Promotion Office

Minutes of the QPC Meetings

Minutes of Meeting

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

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


Minutes of Meetings 2021

Minutes of Meetings 2014

January 2014

March 2014

May 2014

June 2014

September 2014

Minutes of Meetings 2015

January 2015

March 2015

May 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 and Meeting Dates

Terms of Reference for the DCU Quality Promotion Committee Link here

Dates of the 2020 Quality Promotion Committee Meetings are as follows;

  • January 15th
  • March 18th
  • May 20th
  • June 17th 
  • September 16th