Sophia University

About 1968~1992

1968~1992


Mikao Moriya (6th President, 1968~1975)

■1968
・Athletic ground opened at Hadano Campus.

■1971
・Special admissions programs inaugurated for students returning from abroad and foreign students.
・Building No.8 and gymnasium completed.

■1973
・Sophia Junior College founded.

Mikao Moriya
Mikao Moriya
Joseph Pittau,S.J. (7th President, 1975~1981)

■1975
・Department of Japanese Language and Culture (classes taught in English)added to Faculty of Foreign Studies.

■1976
・Departments of Psychology and Social Services added to Faculty of Humanities.

■1977
・Department of Japanese Language and Culture renamed Department of Comparative Culture.

■1980
・Department of International Legal Studies added to Faculty of Law.
・Hoffman Hall completed.
・Enoki Women's Dormitory built (closed 2008).

■1988 (February)
Pope John Paul Ⅱvisits Sophia University.

Joseph Pittau,S.J.
Joseph Pittau,S.J.
Mutsuo Yanase,S.J. (8th President, 1981~1984)

■1982
・Building No.10 completed.

■1983
・Central Library with space for research institutes completed.

Mutsuo Yanase,S.J.
Mutsuo Yanase,S.J.
Tomosuke Hashiguchi (9th President, 1984~1987)

■1984
・Faculty office building on Ichigaya Campus completed.

Tomosuke Hashiguchi
Tomosuke Hashiguchi
Masao Tsuchida, S.J. (10th President, 1987~1993)

■1987
・Department of Comparative Culture (Faculty of Foreign Studies) becomes the independent Faculty of Comparative Culture (comprising departments of Comparative Culture and Japanese Language and Studies; classes taught in English).

■1988
・Celebration of 75 anniversary of founding of Sophia University.

■1992
・Building No.11 and Jochi Kioizaka Building completed.

Masao Tsuchida, S.J.
Masao Tsuchida, S.J.