2023. 5, 25
Michiko Aihara, President of Yokohama City University, Becomes the First Female President of the Association of Public Universities
Michiko Aihara, President of Yokohama City University, was elected as the new president at the "2023st Annual General Meeting of 5" of the Association of Public Universities held on May 23, 5.This appointment will be the first female president of the Japan Association of Public Universities.
Michiko Aihara, president of Yokohama City University, who was elected as the new president of the Association of Public Universities, was born in 31 and is 67 years old.His research field is dermatology (drug eruption, atopic dermatitis, skin allergy). After graduating from Yokohama City University School of Medicine in 1980, he became a professor of dermatology at Yokohama City University Hospital, an associate hospital director, and a hospital director (corporation). Since 2020, he has served as the president of Yokohama City University (corporation vice president, professor emeritus).
On becoming the new president, President Aihara said, "By the 5th year of Reiwa, there will be 100 public universities, and while their presence is greatly increasing, I feel the heavy responsibility of being elected president. As a university that walks together, we have made it our mission to be an intellectual and cultural base for the local community, and to train and research the human resources necessary to solve local problems. I believe that it is important for the development of the region to develop human resources who can use data to solve problems.Based on this, I will do my best to develop human resources who can contribute to the region and to develop research.” bottom.
The Association of Public Universities was established in 1949 (Showa 24) with the aim of promoting public universities, improving the standards of higher education and academic research in Japan, and contributing to balanced development.Currently, 100 schools are members.
Reference: [The Association of Public Universities] Regarding the decision of the new officers of the Association of Public Universities (PDF)