President Seike and Vice-President Kokuryo attend the APRU Presidential Retreat and the 20th Annual Presidents Meeting
July 21, 2016
The University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur hosted the APRU Presidential Retreat and the 20th Annual Presidents Meeting on June 27th and 28th and Keio University was represented by President Atsushi Seike and Vice-President Jiro Kokuryo.
For the APRU Presidential Retreat, President Seike co-chaired the session titled “Future of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Asia-Pacific.” In the Senior Staff Working Session held in parallel, Vice-President Kokuryo was one of the speakers for the session “Introduction on the APRU Impact Report and Open Discussion of Communication Strategies.”
Twenty-one APRU presidents and chancellors from ten countries, including Japan, convened at this year’s meeting.
＜APRU＞ APRU was established in 1997 with the objective of creating an association of universities in the Pacific Rim region and promoting economic development in the region through cooperation in education and research. Keio University joined the association in October 2002, and there are currently six member universities in Japan.