President's Message

President's Message


President of Nihon University
President of Nihon University Junior College
Kichibee Otsuka

At Nihon University, we continuously strive to respond to the challenges of the present day. In accordance with this aim, two new university departments were opened in April 2016: the College of Risk Management and the College of Sports Sciences. Moreover, we strive to be at the forefront of educational innovation: with the aim of nurturing citizens who can actively contribute to society through our newly launched “N. Grand Design” framework, we are developing a university-wide program of education improvement. Nihon University carries as its core educational aim the “cultivation the spirit of self-independence and creativity, relying on the Japanese spirit and valuing Japanese tradition”, and its specific objective is “to enhance Japanese culture and to contribute to world peace and the welfare of humanity”. With these aims in mind, we have set up three policy directions (diploma policy, curriculum policy and admissions policy) and are working to consolidate our educational programs across all the departments of the university. Furthermore, we put students and their learning environment at the center of our focus, looking to continually improve student accommodation and to give consideration to enhancing the support system by developing a scholarship system. The campus facilities at each department are continually improving, and we strive both to ensure continuous progress in the learning environment we provide, and to contribute to society by utilizing our educational resources with a sense of responsibility.