President's Message

Yu Fukui, President and Chair of the Board

Creating your own life plan

Yo Fukui
Chancellor and Chairman of the Board

Professor Fukui was born in Nishinomiya, Hyogo in 1957. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry from Konan University, a Masters of Science from Konan Graduate School of Natural Science and a Masters of International Management from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management. Professor Fukui is currently the Vice President of Otemae Junior College, President of Otemae Specialized College of Nutrition and President of Otemae Specialized College of Confectionery. His expertise is in the fields of Human Relations and International Management.

Otemae Educational Corporation celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006. Our academic facilities currently consist of a university, a graduate school, a junior college, and two specialized colleges with a student body of 4,600 strong. Otemae's founding philosophy is, "Study for Life," and our relaxed campuses provide a peaceful and accommodating environment in which to learn. We have a long-held academic tradition that emphasizes freedom and individuality, and our students and faculty work hard to create a supportive academic community with a family atmosphere.
To ensure that all students learn in a lively and enjoyable manner as they develop their own individual areas of expertise and acquire the basic skills needed to survive in the adult world, Otemae University is implementing a variety of student-oriented reforms called C-PLATs. We welcome goal-oriented students with a positive outlook on life.