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AGAINST MAKING NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES INTO INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATIVE CORPORATION


nPeople's Network Against the Plan to Destroy Japan's National Universities

  • (2003.06.10) The Japan Association of National Universities--- An Irony of Contemporary Japanese History
    From "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".

  • (2002.11)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
    (2002.10.15)

  • (2002.5.24) Kouichi Toyoshima, Recent Development of "university reform" issue in Japan, 2002.5.24.

  • (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.

  • (2002.3.18) Universities get big headache calculating how rich they are(The Asahi Shinbun 3/18)

  • (2002.3.11) 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"

  • (2001.06.13) MEXT:Structural Reform of Universities(so called "Tooyama Plan")

  • (2001.6.10) Official explanation of Independent Administrative Institutions

  • (2001.5.23)A Call to Support the People's Network to Protect the Autonomy of Japan's National Universities

  • (2001.5.1) A Plea for Participation in the People's Network Against the Plan to Destroy Japan's National Universities

  • (2000.11.30)Yasuharu Dando "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(2000.4.5)

  • T. TsujishitaA crisis of national universities in Japan(2000.4.2)

  • 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)

  • S.Yuasa"WE REJECT THE PLAN OF TRANSFORMING NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INTO INDEPENDENTLY MANAGED AGENCY"(1999.12.25)

  • RADIO JAPAN 1999.10.28, Giving National Universities the Status of Independent Administrative Institutions

  • Y. Kashiwakura,"Plans to Give National Universities the Status of Independent Administrative Institutions"(1999.10)

  • NATURE VOL401 P198/16 SEPTEMBER 1999

  • (1999.8.26)Yasuharu Dando, "Confusion Deepens in Universities" (Japanese edition:1999/08/26)

  • 1998/10 "A Vision of Universities in the 21st Century and Reform Measures" To Be Distinctive Unversities in a Competitive Environment (UNVERSITY COUNCIL REPORT(OUTLINE))