The entire St Angela’s College community would like to express our congratulations to Professor Linda Doyle on being elected the first female Provost of Trinity College Dublin. We are so proud that one of our past pupils now holds such an esteemed position.
TCD have said that Professor Doyle will lead the University “in achieving its core mission in education, research and innovation, and in strengthening its position as Ireland’s leading university on the world stage”. She will also be critical in promoting the university’s “collegial way of life and cultural climate, continuing Trinity’s active engagement with society as well as taking the lead role in implementing the university’s strategic plan, fundraising for the University and advancing gender equality”, TCD said.
Professor Doyle, studied electrical engineering at UCC, before completing a Masters and PhD in Trinity. She has been Dean of Research at Trinity and was the founder Director of CONNECT, the Science Foundation Ireland national research centre for Future Networks and Communications. Her expertise is in the fields of wireless communications, cognitive radio, reconfigurable networks, spectrum management and creative arts practices.
Professor Doyle continues our past pupils’ tradition of excellence in third level education and is a shining example for them that there are no limits to what their future holds.