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2000

2013. 06
2012. 09
 
2012. 05
2012. 04
2010. 12
2009. 10
2007. 12
2007. 03
 
2003. 11
2002. 11
2001. 09
2000. 04
The start of student application process for the second semester
Graduate School of Business Administration founded
Vice-President system created
2 Depts. of Graduate School opened
Prime College opened
8 Depts. of Graduate School opened
Center of General Education established KNOU Fund Foundation established
Establishment of the unified liberal arts research center
Establishment of Digital media Center (by unification of Institute of Educational Media Development and e-Learning Center)
KNOU Sponsorship Committee founded 2005. 03 . College system established
16th Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) hosted by KNOU
Graduate School established and Virtual Education Support Center founded
Center for In-Service Education opened

1990

1998. 01 Bachelor’s Degree Exarnination Program for Self-Education transferred to and operated by KNOU
1996. 09 KNOU TV (OUN) opened 1997. 05 . Center for Lifelong Education founded
1994. 11 English name changed from Korea Air & Correspondence University to Korea National Open University
1993. 02 Renamed “Korea Air & Correspondence University”(KACU)
1992. 03 Introduction of division-based system (5 divisions)
1991. 12 Five-year program reorganized to four-year program

1980

1984. 12 Institute of Educational Media Development founded
1984. 05 Electronic Computing Center (Information & Computer Center) established
1982. 07 KNOU Press founded
1982. 02 KACC separated from SNU and KACC Newspaper founded
1981. 02 Two-year junior college program reorganized into a five-year bachelor’s program

1970

1972. 03
Korea Air & Correspondence College (KACC), the first lifelong education institution in Korea, is established with five departments annexed to Seoul National University (SNU)