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Chubu University



Location: Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

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  • 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
  • Library Cooperation
    • Facilities
      • 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