History of Campus
History of Campus
|1987||March||Campus construction completed.|
|April||Iwaki Meisei University opened.|
|July||Student Union founded.|
|September||All-weather tennis courts completed.|
|October||School opening ceremony held. Statue of Erini unveiled.|
|The yacht “Echo II” brought from Taiwan.|
|November||Student clubhouse completed.|
|1988||March||First Research Bulletin published by both the College of Science and Engineering and the College of Humanities.|
|April||Teacher Certification Courses begun. Auditing student system inaugurated.
Courses related to school librarian certification opened.
|May||First open lecture held.|
|July||Shiosai-so training facility opened.|
|October||First IMU Festival held.|
|1989||January||Vibration/Control Experiment Center completed.|
|April||Courses related to curator and school librarian certification opened.|
|1990||April||Electron Microscope Department opened.
Computer Center systems enhanced.
|1991||March||First graduation ceremony held, with 526 members of the university’s first graduating class.|
|June||Tatsusaburo Suzuki named the second president, replacing the first president Mitsuo Kodama.|
|September||The yacht “Echo III” brought from Taiwan.|
|1992||March||Establishment of four Courses of two Graduate Schools (Master’s Course) approved.|
|1993||October||70th anniversary celebration held by Meisei Gakuen, the parent school corporation of Meisei University|
|1994||March||Establishment of Doctoral Courses in two Departments of two Graduate Schools approved.|
|1995||March||Establishment of Course of English and American Literature of the Graduate School of Humanities (Master’s Course) approved. Science and Technology East Building (currently Science and Engineering East Building) completed.|
|April||Shozo Sawada named the third president.|
|October||Computer systems updated to enable Internet access.|
|1996||April||Seidai Arai named administrative director.|
|1997||October||10th anniversary of Iwaki Meisei University celebrated.|
|November||Establishment ceremony of the Iwaki Meisei University Alumni Association held.|
|1998||March||The yacht “Echo II” retired and exhibited on campus.|
|April||High-tech Research Center opened.|
|1999||January||National Center Test for University Admissions conducted.|
|April||Takanobu Terada named the fourth president.|
|2000||April||Kazuaki Saito named the fifth administrative director.|
|May||Establishment of Department of Environmental Science of the College of Science and Engineering and establishment of Department of Language and Culture and Department of Psychology of the College of Humanities approved.|
|2001||April||Department of Environmental Science of the College of Science and Engineering established, and Department of Language and Culture and Department of Psychology of the College of Humanities established.|
|June||Humanities Building Annex (Laboratory Building) completed.|
|October||Iwaki Meisei University Parents’ Association founded.|
|2002||September||The yacht “Echo III” retired and exhibited on campus.|
|2003||February||Reconstruction of the Welfare Building completed.|
|April||Masaaki Takashige named the fifth president.
High-tech Research Center remodeled to become the Cooperative Research Center.
|2004||April||High-Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope Center remodeled to become the Cooperative Research Center.|
|2005||March||Community Hall completed.|
|May||Agreement on education and research signed with Liaoning Shihua University in China.|
|2006||April||Accredited as a Class 1 Designated Graduate School for Training Clinical Psychologists by the Foundation of the Japanese Certification Board for Clinical Psychologists.|
|University-high school collaboration with Fukushima Prefectural Taira Technical High School launched.|
|September||Dispatch of academic exchange delegation with Liaoning Shihua University in China started.|
|November||Establishment of Department of Pharmacy of the Faculty of Pharmacy approved.|
|2007||March||Faculty of Pharmacy Building, Learning Center, and Medicinal Botanical Garden completed.|
|April||Department of Pharmacy of the Faculty of Pharmacy established.|
|June||Track and field ground reconstructed, with the field inside the track completely covered with artificial turf.|
|October||20th anniversary of Iwaki Meisei University celebrated.|
|2008||May||Agreement on international academic exchange signed with Shenyang Pharmaceutical University in China.|
|July||Tokusaburo Kurata named the sixth administrative director.|
|October||85th anniversary celebration held by Meisei Gakuen, the parent school corporation of Meisei University.|
|2009||April||Takeshi Sekiguchi named the sixth president.
University-high school collaboration with Fukushima Prefectural Iwaki Agricultural High School launched.
|2010||April||Department of Science and Engineering of the College of Science and Engineering established.|
|June||IMU Business College opened.|
|2011||April||Volunteer Center established.|
|June||University-high school collaboration with Fukushima Prefectural Iwaki Sakuragaoka High School launched.|
|July||University-high school collaboration with Fukushima Prefectural Yumoto High School launched.
Iwaki Recovery Festival @ Iwaki Meisei University held.
|October||Reconstruction Project Center opened.|
|2012||April||University-high school collaboration with Fukushima Prefectural Iwaki Sogo High School launched.|
|November||Motokazu Yoshida named the seventh administrative director.|
|2013||April||Yoji Yamazaki named the seventh president.|
|November||Agreement on coordination and cooperation with Naraha Town in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, signed.|
|2014||June||Establishment of Department of Regional Liberal Arts of the Faculty of Liberal Arts approved.|
|2015||April||Department of Regional Liberal Arts of the Faculty of Liberal Arts established.
Center for Learning Assistance and Support Services established.
|July||Regional Cooperation Association established.|
|September||School corporation Iwaki Meisei University founded.|
|2017||April||Department of Nursing of the Faculty of Nursing established.|
|2019||April||School corporation Iwaki Meisei University renamed to school corporation Iryo Sosei University
Iwaki Meisei University renamed to Iryo Sosei University.
|September||Special Course for International Students scheduled to open.|