The Japan Association of National Universities has announced in writing the president's comment requesting constant financial and institutional support for the national university reform policy set by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. bottom.
According to the Japan Association of National Universities, the document is the name of the chairman, Kyosuke Nagata, the president of the University of Tsukuba.The comment stated that the reform policy of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is in line with the future image of national universities compiled by the Japan Association of National Universities in 2018, and that it is determined to further promote university reform as the Japan Association of National Universities in accordance with the policy of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. rice field.
However, in order for Japan to maintain its national power and lead the world, it is essential to improve the education and research capabilities of national universities, and we seek constant financial and institutional support so that we can formulate autonomous management strategies. ing.
For local universities, he emphasized that it has become a base that supports the culture and economy of each region and has contributed to the development of local industry, medical care, welfare, and education. Instead of taking a uniform response focusing only on the decline in the 18-year-old population, he appealed for the construction of a support system that suits the characteristics of the region so that it can function as the core of regional revitalization.
Regarding graduate schools, he points out that he plays a central role in the development of advanced human resources, cutting-edge academic research, and industry-academia joint research. We request that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology formulate a comprehensive policy that spans both policy and science and technology / academic policy.