New Brunswick, N. J. (Sep. 17)
Dr. Jacob G. Lipman, Jewish dean of the Rutgers University College of Agriculture and director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station, was praised as a scientist who has won “worldwide recognition” and an organizer who has brought “unexcelled heights of effectiveness and prestige” to the university by Dr. Robert C. Clothier, president of the university.
The eulogy accompanied presentation of a bronze medal to Dr. Lipman by Dr. Clothier at the annual convocation of the students and faculty of Rutgers University.
“For many years,” the president said, “you have dedicated your abilities to Rutgers as dean of the College of Pharmacy and director of the Experiment Station. Due to your abilities and energies as an organizer, these institutions have attained unexcelled heights of effectiveness and have brought added renown to our university.
“As a teacher you have brought inspiration into the lives of your students. As a scientist you have won world-wide recognition for achievement in the field of agriculture. Consistently you have interested yourself in federal, state and community projects which have brought returns in health and happiness to your fellow men.”