PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 14)
Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, vice president of the Israel Bond Organization, and an authority on Semitics and Semitic Literature, was elected as a member of the board of governors of Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning, it was announced by Dr. Abraham A. Neuman, president of the college, and Judge Horace Stern, chairman of its board of governors.
Dropsie College is one of the country’s leading institutions specializing in higher Jewish and Semitic learning. It is a non-sectarian college under Jewish auspices for postgraduate studies.
Dr. Schwartz, who studied for the rabbinate at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Seminary, now Yeshiva University, holds an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from that institution. He received the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Yale University, and served on the faculties of the American University in Cairo and Long Island University.