Cummins is the second presidential candidate to receive a major strike, after one of his competitors Leah Keogh received one on Saturday.
Prof Jane Ohlmeyer, Prof Linda Hogan and Prof Linda Doyle are currently competing in the election to become Trinity’s next provost.
Today’s opening hustings saw three presidential candidates hesitantly trying to set each other apart.
Prof Jane Ohlmeyer is up against Prof Linda Doyle and Prof Linda Hogan in this year’s Provost elections.
Last month it was reported that the interview committee had stopped Prof Sarah Alyn Stacey from running in the Provost election.
Campaigning starts tomorrow with the Dining Hall hustings taking place online.
Last month, the interview committee disqualified Prof Sarah Alyn-Stacey from running in the Provost elections.
All hustings will take place fully online this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
There will now be a month-long break from hustings, giving candidates a chance to recharge.
In a controversial move, the Interview Committee this year disqualified Prof Sarah Alyn-Stacey from running in the Provost elections.