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AGAINST MAKING NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES INTO INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATIVE CORPORATION
nPeople's Network Against the Plan to Destroy Japan's National Universities
The Japan Association of National Universities--- An Irony of Contemporary Japanese History
"Handout for an International Conference"
by Coalition of Organizations and Individuals Against the Bill of National University Corporations June 2003
(2003.02.19) Kouichi Toyoshima,
"Mail to The Chronicle of Higher Education".
Mail of the WFSW President
(2002.10.15) Japanese Campaigning Group against the plan of putting the state-run universities under independent agencies' administration:
Appeal to Mr. Koichiro Matsuura the Secretary General of UNESCO:
Foundations of Japanese higher education is endangered
(2002.5.24) Kouichi Toyoshima,
Recent Development of "university reform" issue in Japan
(2002.4.19) Kouichi Toyoshima,
Government rushing to incorporate national universities, Alleged "independence" may deprive universities of their freedom
, pp. 45-47 from April 19, 2002 issue of Syukan Kin'yobi.
Universities get big headache calculating how rich they are
(The Asahi Shinbun 3/18)
INTERVIEW/ Hiromitsu Tanaka: University integration does more harm than good
(The Asahi Shinbun 3/11)
(2001.8.23) Odagaki T., Answer to Questions of Toni Feder, an editor of Physics Today
"What is going on in Japanese Science and Universities"
MEXT:Structural Reform of Universities
(so called "Tooyama Plan")
Official explanation of Independent Administrative Institutions
A Call to Support the People's Network to Protect the Autonomy of Japan's National Universities
A Plea for Participation in the People's Network Against the Plan to Destroy Japan's National Universities
"Issues Behind the Problem of the Decrease in Scholastic Ability" (Japanese edition:2000/11/30)
Changes for Japan's National Universities(2000.6.19 Radio Japan)
General Overview of the Administrative Reform
Message from Ms. Draxler of UNESCO
A crisis of national universities in Japan
Say No to Free Ride on Academic Resaerch and Higher Education
, ad in New York Times 2000.3.30, by The Faculty and Staff Union of Japanese Universities.(2000.3.30)
"WE REJECT THE PLAN OF TRANSFORMING NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INTO INDEPENDENTLY MANAGED AGENCY"
RADIO JAPAN 1999.10.28,
Giving National Universities the Status of Independent Administrative Institutions
Plans to Give National Universities the Status of Independent Administrative Institutions
NATURE VOL401 P198/16 SEPTEMBER 1999
"Confusion Deepens in Universities" (Japanese edition:1999/08/26)
"A Vision of Universities in the 21st Century and Reform Measures" To Be Distinctive Unversities in a Competitive Environment (UNVERSITY COUNCIL REPORT(OUTLINE))