NEW YORK (Apr. 11)
Lawrence A. Wien, attorney, was elected president of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York at a meeting of the organization’s Board of Trustees, last night. Mr. Wien will now serve for a second term as head of the 116 affiliated health and welfare institutions in Greater New York which comprise the Federation.
A prominent philanthropist, Mr. Wien is known in educational circles as sponsor of the Wien International Scholarship Program at Brandeis University which grants 100 scholarships annually to students from 50 foreign nations, and as founder of a national scholarship program for students at Columbia University Law School.