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500 Universities Throughout World Invited to Attend Brandeis University Inaugural

Five hundred universities, colleges and societies throughout the world have been invited to attend the inauguration ceremonies of Brandeis University and the installation of its president, Dr. Abram L. Sachar, on Oct. 7 and 8, it was announced today by George Alpert, president of the Board of Trustees.

In addition, representatives of the federal government, the New England states, the U.S. Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, and the mayors of several Massachusetts cities were invited to intend. Brandeis University, the first Jewish-sponsored nonsectarian university in the world, will open for its first term on October 11, with a freshman pilot class of approximately 135 students.