Hope College and Meiji Gakuin University of Tokyo, Japan have extended its faculty exchange program. Professor Mikiko Yamazaki, vice president for international programs and Christian education at Meiji Gakuin University, participated in a signing ceremony in Holland, Mich. USA on August 10 with Hope College President James E. Bultman (left) and Provost Jacob Nyenhuis.

Hope College and Meiji Gakuin University have enjoyed a longtime relationship that allows students from each institution to study on the other's campus. The faculty exchange program began in 1994 to enhance the academic programs on each campus by drawing upon the special expertise of the exchange scholars.