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  • 2016
  • 2016.05 Registered as a member of the Associatoin of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities

    2016.04 60th Anniversary of the founding of Hannam Universtiy

    2016.03 ​Dr. Duk-hoon Lee took office as the 16th President


  • 2015
  • 2015.10 Selected as Excellent University[Grade B] in the University    Structural Reform Evaluation by the Ministry of Education

    ​2015.09 Selected as the Career Development Center for the Creative  Econnomy for Daejeon and Sejong by the Ministry of Employment and Labor


  • 2014
  • 2014.07 Chosen for 5 Creative Korea Programs(CK-1) by the Ministry of Education

    2014.04 58th anniversary event (medium conference room, 5th Anniversary Memorial Hall)


  • 2013
  • 2013.03 Groundbreaking ceremony, Christian Missionary Center

    2013.02 Rev. SamsooJangelected chairman of Daejeon Christian Academy


  • 2012
  • 2012.11 Hannam Day 56th anniversary event (medium conference room, 56th Anniversary Memorial Hall)

    2012.10 Inaugural art gallery exhibition, College of Art (College of Art gallery, 2ndfl.)

    2012.09 Dedication ceremony for student military education team

    2012.06 Dedication ceremony for high-tech lecture hall and Business College expansion (2ndfl.atrium, 56th Anniversary Memorial Hall)

    2012.03 Inauguration of Dr. Hyungtae Kim as15th president of HNU (University Chapel)


  • 2011
  • 2011.10 Twentieth anniversary of exchange with Okinawa International University (OIU student center, 4thfl.

    2011.10 Signing ceremony for HNU-SK Broadband mobile campus project (main conference room)

    2011.09 Dedication ceremony for Hannam Road and stadium ball field (campus athletic field)

    2011.08 Signing ceremony for HNU-Hahiho Hotel industry-academia agreement (Hahiho Hotel Conventional Hall)

    2011.04 Unveiling of statue of Dr. William A. Linton, Hannam University’s first president (Linton Park)


  • 2010
  • 2010.08 Started construction of a cutting-edge lecture hall and a new extension of building for the College of Economics and Business Administration

    2010.03 10 Colleges, 7 graduate schools; 17,000 registered students; 73,900 graduates


  • 2000
  • 2009.12 Established the HNU-US branch office at Western Carolina University, NC, U.S.A.

    2009.02 Selected as a recipient university of the governmental funding for employment support by the Ministry of Education.

    2008.12 Dr. Jeong-yeol Kim was inaugurated as the 8th Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

    2008.03 Dr. Hyung-tae Kim was inaugurated as Hannam's 14th President.

    2008.02 Opened the Global House (45 units) and Student Dormitory (Capacity: 540)

    2007.12 Granted the land of Taejon Christian International School by the Presbyterian Church (USA)

    2007.04 Opened the HNU Science Park in Daedeok Valley Campus

    2006.04 Opened the Linton Memorial Park

    2006.04 Celebrated the 50th Anniversary.

    2005.03 Established the Linton Global College.

    2005.03 Established the College of Art and Design.

    2005.03 Established the Promega-Hannam BTCI (Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology Center Institute)

    2005.02 Established Daedeok Valley Campus

    2005.01 Rev. Sam-hwan Kim was inaugurated as the 7th Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

    2004.03 Dr. Sangyoon Lee was inaugurated as the 13th President.

    2004.02 Established the Institute for Industry-Academia Cooperation.

    2003.06 Selected as Regional Research Center (RRC) by the Ministry of Science and Technology

    2003.04 Implemented a master’s degree in IT programs for professors of the Philippines

    2002.02 General Education Program was accredited by Korean Council for University Education.

    2000.02 Dr. Yoon-Pyo Shin was inaugurated as the 12th President.


  • 1990
  • 1999.09 Selected as a recipient of BK21 funding by the Ministry of Education.

    1997.11 The Graduate School of Technological Interdisciplinary Studies and the Graduate School of Public Policies was established.

    1997.10 Multimedia College was established.

    1997.02 Hannam was recognized as an outstanding institution in the general evaluation conducted by the Korean Council for University Education.

    1996.10 Hannam was heralded as an outstanding university in the 1996 evaluation for educational reform conducted by the Korean Council for University Education.

    1996.03 Dr. Seyeul Kim was inaugurated as Hannam's 11th president.

    1995.10 The Graduate School of Industry was established.

    1992.03 Dr. Chong Min Pak was inaugurated as Hannam's 10th president.


  • 1980
  • 1989.11 The Graduate School of Small & Medium Business was established.

    1988.11 The Graduate School of Education was established.

    1986.03 Dr. Won Sul Lee was inaugurated as the 9th president.

    1985.11 Hannam College was granted a university status by the Ministry of Education

    1982.12 The name of the institution was changed to Hannam College.


  • 1970
  • 1979.12 The Graduate School of Regional Science is established.

    1972.01 Granted by the Ministry of Education to establish a graduate school.

    1971.01 The name of the institution was changed to Soongjun College.


  • 1960
  • 1963.01 100 percent of the students passed the bachelor's degree examination required by the Ministry of Education.

    1960.07 Dr. John Talmage took office as the second president.


  • 1950
  • 1959.04 The institution was renamed as Daejeon College.

    1956.04 Daejeon Christian Academy was established with three departments. Dr. William A. Linton became the first president.

    1954.05 The Korea Mission, World Missionary Work Division of the Presbyterian Church, USA decided to establish a university in Daejeon.