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Chung-Ang University is now aiming to become one of the leading education institutions in the world by 2018, its centennial year. It has already set an innovative pace in internationalizing its campus.

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History History

  • Foundation of chung-Ang Kindergarten
  • Chung-Ang as a Professional Education Institution
  • Dr. Louise Vim and Dreams of Chung-Ang
  • Development and Oppression
  • Korean Uberation and the Roles of Chung-Ang
  • Chung-Ang as a University
  • Improving the Quality of the University
  • Paving Stones for the Future
  • Expansion of the Second Campus and the Years of Throe
  • Chung-Ang’s New Era with the Chairman Dr. Hee-Su Kim
  • Byproducts of Democratization and the Confusion in the University
  • Paving Stones for the Realization of the School’s Educational Philosophy
  • Establishment of Dragon 2018 and Its Accomplishment through MBO Method
  • Constructing the New Chung-Ang through Creation and Integration
  • Chung-Ang University, From the Center of Korea To the World

Chung-Ang as a University

In February 1953, Chung-Ang College, which continued its education offerings throughout the entire wartime period, was accredited as a comprehensive university that consisted of a graduate school and four component Undergraduate Schools--the College of Liberal Arts & Science, the College of Law, the College of Business, and the College of Pharmacy. Also, Dr. Yim was appointed as the first president of the university. After a ceasefire in the Korean War was declared, the school returned to its Seoul campus.
Nevertheless, classes were taught in temporary buildings because of the US Army's occupancy of the Seoul campus, which was returned to the school after one semester.

The University continued to grow and expand to 19 major areas in four Undergraduate Schools, with a student population of 2,850 by 1959.
To cope with its growth, the Pfeiffer Hall was constructed in 1956, and the main library, in 1959.

The University was growing not only in terms of campus infrastructure, but also in the educational sphere with the establishment of the International Culture Institute to enhance research activities, and with the incorporation of a kindergarten, Young-Shin Junior High School, Young-Shin Women's Junior High School, Nakyang Junior High School, and Nakyang Technical High School as its sister schools to provide


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