Chie Kato


Chie Kato is Senior Associate Dean at TUJ overseeing the offices of admissions, communications, career development, student services and non-degree programs. She also serves in a dual capacity as Associate Dean for Enrollment Management. Under her leadership, TUJ's undergraduate enrollment has grown from 500 to 1200. She joined TUJ in 1997, successfully leading the effort to end the discriminatory treatment of foreign university branch campuses by the Japanese Government in 2005, when TUJ was formally recognized by MEXT in a landmark decision.

Prior to 1997, Kato worked at Eiken Foundation where she developed the junior English proficiency test. She holds an MA in TESL from the U.S. and serves as Councilor (Hyogiin) for Kanagawa Sohgoh High School, and Roppongi Junior High School.

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