Regarding the response of Japan University to the drug scandal of the American football team, President Mariko Hayashi announced at a press conference on the 4th that the university will review its organizational structure and promptly establish a new department to monitor and verify governance.

Japan University held a press conference on April 4 to explain its future response policy regarding the American football team's response to the drug incident, and President Hayashi apologized, saying, "I would like to once again deeply apologize for the great concern and inconvenience caused to everyone involved due to the confusion of the series of responses."

When asked about his perception of the current situation, which occurred in the course of reforms in the wake of the tax evasion case of the former chairman, he replied, "I have been working reform since I took office, but I am keenly aware that the organization was vulnerable due to these problemsHe said.

On top of that, regarding the review of the university's organizational structure for the future, ▽ Renewing personnel such as adding a lawyer to the department under the direct control of the president and strengthening it
, ▽ Verifying
whether compliance within the university is effective and whether governance has reached every corner. He stated that it is necessary to establish a new department to monitor the situation as soon as possible.