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July 14, 2003

University Reforms On Track

Yesterday's Daily Yomiuri carried an article on upcoming reforms in the state university sector, what the education ministry calls "the greatest reform in a century." Entitled "State-run colleges enter competitive era," the article focused on how universities will have to form stronger ties to local communities or businesses in order to adapt to the changes, approved by the House of Councillors earlier this month. Particularly affected will be colleges in local areas. The current standard annual tuition fee of ¥520,800 will also be subject to competitive forces. Read the full article.

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