|April 1951||Iwate Prefectural Morioka Junior College established.|
|April 1990||Iwate Prefectural Miyako College established.|
|April 1998||Iwate Prefectural University established.
Dr. Junichi Nishizawa was appointed to the first presidency.
|April 2000||Graduate schools established.
[Master's Program in Software and Information Science]
[Doctoral Program in Software and Information Science]
[Master's Program in Policy Studies]
|April 2002||New graduate schools established.
[Master's Program in Nursing Studies]
[Master's Program in Social Welfare studies]
[Doctoral Program in Policy Science]
|April 2004||New graduate schools established.
[Doctoral Program in Nursing Studies]
[Doctoral Program in Social Welfare Studies]
|April 2005||Iwate Prefectural University became a public university corporation.
Dr. Makoto Taniguchi was appointed to the presidency.
First phase midterm goals and midterm plan period started.
Iwate Prefectural University Regional Cooperative Research Center established.
|April 2006||Aiina Campus established at Morioka Station West exit.
Center for Liberal Arts Education and Research established.
|April 2009||Dr. Yoshihisa Nakamura was appointed to the presidency.|
|May 2009||Takizawa Village (Currently Takizawa City) IPU Innovation Center established.|
|April 2011||Second phase midterm goals and midterm plan period started.
Iwate Monozukuri and Software Integration Technology Center (i-MOS) established.
Center for Regional Policy Studies established.
|April 2013||Center for the Advancement of Higher Education established.|
|April 2014||Center for Liberal Arts Education and Research was integrated
into the Center for the Advancement of Higher Education.
|April 2015||Dr. Atsuto Suzuki was appointed to the presidency.|