Brendan Goggin speaks about his appointment as Registrar of CIT and his role in the post up to his retirement in 2008. He talks of the academic developments in CIT during that time as well as the development of student services and CIT’s facilities. Reference is made to the incorporation of the Crawford College of Art and the Cork School of Music into the College as a result of the Regional Colleges Act in 1992. He speaks of the academic planning to provide a basis for the new School of Music building and also refers the establishment of the National Maritime College of Ireland as a school of CIT. Brendan also refers to his role in many other aspects of CIT life, such as the developing relations with other higher education institutions including UCC, his role in promoting the arts in CIT and his selection of the motto on the Institute’s crest.