NEW YORK (Oct. 6)
Two members of New York University’s nine-man staff that will organize a management program in Israel left New York today for Jerusalem. Professor Andrew Barta sailed on the S.S. Cristoforo Colombo and Dr. Sylvain Ehrenfeld went by airplane. They are the third and fourth members of the team to depart. For more are expected to reach Israel by the end of the year.
The NYU program, the first business administration project of its kind in the Middle East, has been arranged with the aid of the United States International Cooperation Administration and the Israel Government. Mr. Barta will spend two years helping to develop a management curriculum at the Eliezer Kaplan School of Economics at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Dr. Ehrenfeld will assist in establishing a graduate industrial management program at the Technion in Haifa.