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Organization & History

Organization

Organization

History

May, 1949 Faculty of Agriculture was established by National School Establishment Law (law no. 150, 1949) based on the “Niigata Prefectural Norin Senmon Gakko” college.
Apr., 1951 Establishment of University Farm and University Forests.
Apr., 1953 Department of Vocational Agriculture was established.
Apr., 1958 Special Study Courses in Agriculture (Agronomy and Forestry) were established.
Apr., 1959 Department of Agricultural Chemistry was established. Department of Vocational Agriculture was discontinued.
Apr., 1963 Special Study Course in Agriculture (Agricultural Chemistry) was established.
Apr., 1964 Department of Agricultural Engineering was established.
Apr., 1966 Department of Zootechnical Science was established.
Apr., 1968 Special Study Course in Agriculture (Agricultural Engineering) was established.
Apr., 1969 Establishment of Graduate School of Agriculture (for master courses) (Agronomy, Forestry, Agricultural Chemistry and Agricultural Engineering). Special Study Courses were discontinued.
Apr., 1970 Establishment of Graduate School of Agriculture (Animal Science).
Nov., 1972 Establishment of Shindori Farm.
Mar., 1974 New School Building was Completed in Ikarashi Campus.
Jul., 1974 Faculty of Agriculture moved to new campus from Kogane-cho.
Apr., 1986 Establishment of Graduate School of Agriculture for Biosystem Science (Doctoral Program).
Apr., 1987 Establishment of Graduate School of Science and Technology (Latter Three-Year Course: Doctoral Program) (Fundamental Science and Technology, Biosystem Science, Industrial Science and Environmental Science).
Graduate School of Agriculture transfered to Graduate School of Science and Technology.
Mar., 1988 Radio Isotope Laboratory was completed.
Apr., 1991 Departments of Agronomy, Forestry, Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Engineering and Animal Science were reorganized.
Establishment of Department of Agrobiology, Applied Biological Chemistry and Production and Environmental Science.
Apr., 1995 Establishment of Graduate School of Science and Technology (First Two-Years Course: Master’s Program). Graduate School of Agriculture was discontinued.
Departments and Divisions were reorganized (Three Departments and Three Divisions).
Apr., 2001 Departments and Divisions were reorganized (Three Departments and Three Divisions).
Field Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry was established through the reorganization of University Farms and University Forests.
Apr., 2008 Specialized courses were reorganized into eight.
Apr., 2017 Departments were reorganized (Department of Agrobiology, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Department of Production and Environmental Science) to establish a unified Department of Agriculture with 5 Major Programs (planned).

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