The current President of Institute of Technology in Carlow Dr Ruaidhri Neavyn has been ratified as the new Waterford IT president.
The decision was approved by the Governing body on Tuesday morning.
Dublin born Dr Neavyn has family roots in Carlow and has been Director and President of the town’s IT since 2004. He graduated from DIT and TCD in Applied Science and obtained a PhD in physical and atmospheric chemistry from UCD.