1,200 Pascale Perreau 1,199 Isabelle Soudry 1,198 Susanna Nocchi I've only come across this petition today. Please, if still active, do send updates (and THANK YOU for setting this up) 1,197 Jesús Urda Thanks. As a Third level teacher and educator I could not agree more. 1,196 Lisa O'Quinn 1,195 Catriona O'Toole 1,194 Nigel Vahey In a society that ignores and increasingly constrains those who seek (scientific) wisdom we will ultimately undermine innovation and thus capitalism. 1,193 Frank Jones I support the campaign in the knowledge that secure employment for those involved in Universties will be a benefit to all in society. 1,192 Eilís Ward I am delighted to hear of this initiative and hope it goes from strength to strength 1,191 Chris Barry 1,190 Áine Nic Niallais 1,189 Kevin Jennings Glad to associate with unions and individuals supporting sensible principles written in plain language. Bail ó Dhia ar an obair! 1,188 Angela Flynn We need solidarity to fight this disgraceful situation. 1,187 stephen murphy 1,186 Adekunle Tinuoye solidarity forever, victoria ascerta 1,185 Paul Dowding Thoroughly agree with all the principles set out in the statement 1,184 David McConnell The universities had a leading role in creating modern Ireland. They can only play a leading role in its recovery if they are valued. 1,183 Wessel Reijers 1,182 Ricardo Segurado 1,181 Siddhartha Sen I fully support the idea of the role of a University outlined. 1,180 Patrick Graham Keep working hard! 1,179 Brigitte Francois Treat teachers, lecturers and professors with respect, and cut the red tape. 1,178 Mick Canavan 1,177 Willie White Dept Heads, lecturers and staff in academic settings are being stretched to the max in many institutions. This is pulling them away from their students and research who need them the most. Protect the hours staff work and the funding for their Depts. 1,176 Lorraine Leeson 1,175 Pádraig Carmody 1,174 David Taylor 1,173 Patricia Frazer 1,172 Jonathan Murphy 1,171 stephen tierney 1,170 Andrew Tierney 1,169 paula gilligan cardinal newman rules..defend the idea 1,168 Terrence McDonough 1,167 Michael Heurich 1,166 John Barry Lowe 1,165 Iseult Honohan 1,164 Tino Broemme You're not alone with this petition, students and academics in various countries engage in saving education as a public good, in France for instance. As a journalist and editor concerned with European higher education policy, I propose you intensify your press work. With www.esna.tv we would be glad to support you. With pleasure we'd refer to you on our webiste and newsletter. TB (firstname.lastname@example.org) 1,163 Mark Price I fully support this campaign, and would like to become more actively involved. Sorry I missed the recent stunt outside TCD. Let me know about future actions. 1,162 Evelyn Vovou 1,161 Suzanne Egan 1,160 Tim Kelly 1,159 tom mcmullon all universities deserve as much funding as required to ensure our countries future that we get the best 1,158 Lisa Cotter Many of the concerns in this document can also be applied to the Further Education sector... 1,157 Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin I completely agree to this petition. There is an increasing move to privatize and to downgrade academia. We are in serious crisis 1,156 Pauline Cullen 1,155 Brian Dolan 1,154 Paul Burgess 1,153 Tracey Ní Mhaonaigh 1,152 Gordon Delap 1,151 Gill Scott Whole-heartedly agree with this petition particularly the pressure to serve industries who do not pay tax.