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Determination of the next president

Apr. 01, 2016

Keiichirou Tsuchiya, President, Meiji University

Keiichirou Tsuchiya, President, Meiji University
On March 28, it was decided to appoint Professor Keiichirou Tsuchiya (School of Law) as the next president of Meiji University, accompanying expiration of the term of the current president.
Professor Tsuchiya will serve as the president of Meiji University for a period of four years, from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2020.
Professor Tsuchiya’s profile and career summary are presented below.

Keiichirou Tsuchiya
Born on December 23, 1946 (69 years old)

Career summary
1970: Graduation from the Meiji University School of Law
1977: Completed all the necessary credits of the Meiji University Graduate School of Law (withdraw)
1978: Appointed Research Associate of the Meiji University School of Law
1993: Appointed Professor of the Meiji University School of Law
2004 ~ 2008: Served as Dean of the School of Law
2008 ~ 2012: Served as Executive Trustee (Academic Affairs)

Areas of special competence
Jurisprudence and history of modern British thought

Main publications (tentative translations of the titles of works available only in Japanese)
“Theory of Justice/Theory of Liberty,” Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, 1996
“The Man Bentham,” Seidosha, Inc., 1993 (republished under the title “The Monster Bentham” by Kodansha Gakujutsu Bunko in 2012)
“A History of the Thought of Single People,” Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, 1993 Others