Location: Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
- In 1973, Chubu University President Dr. Kohei Miura and OHIO President Dr. Claude Sowle signed a formal agreement stating that the universities would exchange professors as a part of the Miura Visiting Professors program.
- In 1979, Chubu University gave OHIO 175 Cherry Blossom Trees in recognition of OHIO's 175th anniversary. In 2003, Chubu University gave OHIO 94 Yoshino Cherry Trees and 9 Double Weeping Cherry Trees to replace damaged plants and to increase the total number of cherry trees at OHIO to 200, in honor of OHIO's bicentennial celebration. OHIO has created a website, Cherry Blossoms at Ohio University, to show images of the trees and to detail the history.
- In 1993, when the two universities marked the 20th anniversary of their agreement, OHIO sent an identical replica of Cutler Hall's cupola to Chubu University.
- In 2004, OHIO dedicated the Yamada International House, which was renovated and expanded thanks to a generous gift of 100 million yen, or approximately $850,000 from Chubu University in honor of its late President and Chancellor Kazuo Yamada.
- In November 2014, an OHIO delegation led by President Roderick McDavis visited Chubu University in celebration of their 50th Anniversary.
Areas of Partnership
- Faculty Exchange Programs
- Chubu University Commemorative Japanese Collection and Chubu Reading Room in Alden Library at Ohio University
- The Ohio University Lounge in the Miura Memorial Library at Chubu University
- Library Staff Exchange Program
Scholarships and Fellowships offered by OHIO
- The Charles J. Ping Graduate Fellowship
- The Charles J. Ping Tuition Scholarship
- The Ohio University College of Engineering Tuition Scholarship
- The Ohio University Mechanical Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Scholarships and Fellowships offered by Chubu University
- The Chubu University Kazuo Yamada Fellowship
- Ryozo Ohnishi Graduate Fellowship
- The Ohio Program of English Language Teaching (OPELT)
News & Updates
- President McDavis, OHIO delegation take part in Chubu Anniversary celebration
- Chubu delegation celebrates 40 years of partnership with OHIO by attending IEW
- "Sakura Watch" website to track progress of cherry blossoms (Compass)
- Japanese students role play social scenes for linguistics class (Compass)
- Chunichi Shinbun Article About Ohio University Cherry Blossoms
- View news clipping (April 17, 2013)