Higher Education

Trinity provost warns board members that leaks about finances risk damaging university’s reputation

Provost of Trinity College Dublin warned that leaking documents related to the university’s financial performance risked reputational damage

Linda Doyle: elected Trinity’s provost in April 2021 for a ten-year term. Picture: Paul Sharp

The provost of Trinity College Dublin has rebuked members of its most senior governing committee and warned them that leaking confidential documents about financial performance could cause “significant financial and reputational damage”.

Minutes from a meeting of the board of Trinity College Dublin, held last December, show Professor Linda Doyle noted her “disappointment, again, at the breach in board confidentiality” after details of financial forecasts presented to members of the committee in November were made ...