On Friday, November 30, 2018, The Ritsumeikan Trust Board of Trustees confirmed that Dr. Yoshio Nakatani, Professor of the College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, will be inaugurated as Chancellor of The Ritsumeikan Trust.
The term of office of the current Chancellor of The Ritsumeikan Trust, Dr. Mikio Yoshida, will come to an end on Monday, December 31, 2018.
About the new Chancellor:
Chancellor Yoshio Nakatani (serving also as President of Ritsumeikan University)
Current Position: Vice Chancellor and Trustee of The Ritsumeikan Trust / Vice President of Ritsumeikan University / Professor of the College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University
Date of Birth: July 24, 1958 (aged 60)
Fields of Specialism: disaster management information systems / artificial intelligence / human-computer interaction / cognitive engineering / reminiscence engineering / Kansei engineering
Term of appointment: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2022