NUI Galway to suspend Dr. Sheehy Skeffington’s email as outspoken whistle-blower refuses to be silenced

13 Apr

Michelines Three Conditions

NUI Galway have informed Micheline Sheehy Skeffington that they will be punishing her recent decision to reveal information regarding the university’s gender equality record in an email to all staff by suspending her university email account.

Dr. Sheehy Skeffington says that she only done this in response to a document on gender equality sent to all staff by the university which implied there was nothing wrong with the 08/09 promotions round.

According to Dr. Sheehy Skeffington the information she highlighted is available to any member of staff through the University website . A table in the email listed each of the men and  women shortlisted for promotion in 2008/9 and showed their current promotion status. 23 men were shortlisted in 2008/9, one is now a College Dean, 11are Professors, and all but 2 of the rest are Senior Lecturers. Despite there being more women than men in the position of College Lecturer, only 7 women…

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