Coq-Sur-Mer, Belgium (Jul. 28)
Professor Albert Einstein today declared in connection with the reports which represent him as accepting chairs at numerous universities that he would in the future spend half of every year, the Winter season, at the Institute for Advanced Study, of which Dr. Abraham Flexner is the head, at Princeton, N. J.
“To announcements that Professor Einstein has accepted chairs at Madrid University and the College de France, it is necessary to add that Professor Einstein, a year ago, obligated himself permanently in the future to spend the Winter half of the year at Princeton,” a statement issued in the scientist’s behalf today declared. “Professor Einstein will continue there his scientific activity in the Institute for Advanced Study newly-established by Dr. Abraham Flexner.
“All other reports concerning Dr. Einstein’s acceptance of professorships also at other universities are unfounded.”
Professor Einstein’s visit to England, which he has just concluded, did not bring any further developments in connection with his acceptance of a chair at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, it is learned. It had been believed that final arrangements would have been made on the visit as a result of which Dr. Einstein would have finally accepted the invitation.