Era of forward progress The History of Our Foundation

Era of forward progress1989–present

Era of forward progress

Doctorate programs are added to the graduate school and a vocational college designed to train IT specialists is established.

  • Electrical
    Nagoya Training School of Electricity
  • Foundation
    Nagoya Electric Educational Foundation
  • High school
    Aichi Institute of Technology Meiden High School
  • Junior high school
    Aichi Institute of Technology Meiden Junior High School
  • Junior college
    Junior College of Aichi Institute of Technology
  • University
    Aichi Institute of Technology
  • Vocational college
    Aichi Institute of Technology Communications and Electronics
1989 
  • AprFoundation
    Suzuko Goto (former foundation chair) Memorial Scholarship Fund established.
1991 
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (8th) Hideo Takematsu
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (9th) Tadashi Kawasumi
  • NovFoundation
    University Chairman Atsushi Goto given Honorary Chinese Citizenship from the Government of Huaiyin Province, China.
1992 
  • MarVocational college
    Aichi Institute of Technology Communications and Electronics building completed.
    Four-story reinforced concrete structure totaling 3,660 square meters with grounds of 1,584 square meters.
  • AprUniversity
    Establishment of Doctorate Courses in Electricity and Materials Engineering Course, Production and Construction Engineering Course.
    Doctorate Courses in Electricity and Materials Engineering Course, Production and Construction Engineering Course four master's Courses revised.
    Management Engineering Course discontinued.
  • AprHigh school
    High School's regular curriculum revised to co-educational system.
  • AprVocational college
    AIT Communications and Electronics is established.
    Principal (1st) Yasuo Akao
1993 
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (9th) Masami Shirai
1994 
  • MarVocational college
    Principal (2nd) Hideo Takematsu
1996 
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (10th) Kazuo Nomaki
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (10th) Akinobu Hirukawa
1998 
  • MarUniversity
    Recruitment of second school division students discontinued.
  • AprUniversity
    Introduction of nine regular daytime and evening course departments. (Day and evening courses system introduced)
1999 
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (11th) Akira Watanabe
  • AprVocational college
    Principal (3rd) Shouji Yoshida
2000 
  • AprUniversity
    Establishment of the Faculty of Management and Information Science (revision of the Industrial and Management Engineering Department)
    Establishment of the course of Management and Marketing Information Science.
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (11th) Fumihiko Kawamoto
2001 
  • MayUniversity
    Student Challenge Project begun.
  • AugHigh school
    North Wing completed (Five-story with grounds of 15,000 square meters).
2002 
  • JanJunior high school
    School building relocated and rebuilt.
  • AprUniversity
    Flextime system (flextime and evening courses) introduced.
  • AprHigh school
    Specialist courses revised to co-educational system. Information Science course added to specialist courses.
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (12th) Akira Watanabe
    Revised to co-educational system. Unified junior high/high school educational system introduced.
  • AprVocational college
    Principal (4th) Yoshio Shirakawa
  • JulUniversity
    Establishment of academic exchange agreement with the University of Kentucky.
2003 
  • NovUniversity
    Establishment of academic exchange agreement with Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
2004 
  • AprFoundation
    Headmaster of the Nagoya Electrical Educational Foundation Atsushi Goto
  • AprUniversity
    President (3rd) Yasuyuki Goto
    Departments are restructured into faculties containing departments and courses.
    • Faculty of Engineering
      • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering:Electrical Engineering Course, Electronics Course, Information Network Engineering Course
      • Department of Applied Chemistry:Applied Chemistry Course
      • Department of Mechanical Engineering:Mechanical Engineering Course, Intelligent Mechanical Engineering Course
      • Department of Urban Environment:Civil Engineering Course, Architecture Course, Environmental Engineering Course
    • Faculty of Management and Information Science
      • Department of Applied Information Science:Management Systems Course, Software Science Course
      • Department of Marketing and Information Systems:Marketing and Information Systems Course
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (12th) Shoichi Sakurai
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (13th) Shoichi Sakurai
2005 
  • AprUniversity
    Establishment of Graduate School in Business Administration and Computer Sciences, and Master's and Doctorate courses in Business Administration and Computer Sciences.
    Motoyama Campus opens in Nagoya.
    Regional Disaster Prevention Research Center established.
    Building No. 13 (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Business Management Major) completed.
    AIT holds the Expo University and a variety of other events at the 2005 World Exposition in Aichi (through September).
2006 
  • AprUniversity
    Graduate of School of Engineering Master's Course renamed from the Production System Engineering Course to the Mechanical Engineering Course.
2007 
  • AprHigh school
    Specialty department reorganized into two new departments (the Science and Technology Department and the Information and Communications Department) to promote integrated high school/university education.
  • AprUniversity
    Students no longer accepted to evening courses.
2008 
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (13th) Shinobu Sato
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (14th) Toru Yokochi
2009 
  • AprUniversity
    Faculties, departments and majors restructured to create three faculties and seven departments with a total of 14 majors.
    • Faculty of Engineering
      • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering:Electrical Engineering Major, Electronics and Information Network Major
      • Department of Applied Chemistry:Applied Chemistry Major, Biomaterials and Environmental Chemistry Major
      • Department of Mechanical Engineering:Mechanical Engineering Major, Mechanical Creative Design Major
      • Department of Urban Environment major:Civil Engineering Major
      • Department of Architecture:Architecture Major, Architectural Design Major
    • Faculty of Business Administration
      • Department of Business Administration:Management and Information Systems Major, Business Management Major, Sports Management Major
    • Faculty of Information Science
      • Department of Information Science:Computer System Major, Media Information Major
  • JunUniversity
    AIT screens the film Raise the Castle! to commemorate its 50th anniversary.
  • NovUniversity
    50th anniversary commemorative ceremony.
2010 
  • AprUniversity
    Jiyugaoka Campus opens in Nagoya.
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (15th) Shinobu Sato
2011 
  • AprVocational college
    Principal (5th) Kenji Inomoto
2012 
  • OctFoundation
    Centennial anniversary building (Junna Memorial Building) completed.
    Centennial anniversary concert held (Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, Meiden High School Brass Band) at the Aichi Arts Center Concert Hall on October 26.
  • NovFoundation
    Centennial anniversary celebration held at the Westin Nagoya Castle on November 13.
2013 
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (16th) Yoshitaka Kubo
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (14th) Yoshitaka Kubo
2014 
  • FebUniversity
    Film AFO screened to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Nagoya Electrical Educational Foundation.
2015 
  • AprUniversity
    Department of Urban Environment in the Faculty of Engineering is renamed the Department of Civil Engineering.
2016 
  • AprJunior high school
    Principal (17th) Hiroshi Iwama
  • AprHigh school
    Principal (15th) Hiroshi Iwama
  • AprJunior high school
    Mizuwaka Sports Center (gymnasium and ground) completed.
  • AprHigh school
    Mizuwaka Sports Center (gymnasium and ground) completed.
  • MayFoundation
    Chairman (3rd) Yasuyuki Goto
  • MayUniversity
    Central Terrace completed.
2017 
  • OctUniversity
    Laboratory of Biotechnology and Environmental Chemistry completed.
2018 
  • AprJunior high school
    Renamed as Aichi Institute of Technology Meiden Junior High School.
  • JunFoundation
    Headmaster of the Nagoya Electrical Educational Foundation Atsushi Goto passes away (June 1).
  • JulFoundation
    Funeral for Atsushi Goto, Headmaster of the Nagoya Electrical Educational Foundation (at Kakuozan Nittaiji on July 3)
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