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Hebrew Union College Awards Honorary Degree to President of M.i.t

Julius Adams Stratton, president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters here at Founder’s Day ceremonies of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Honorary degrees were also conferred by Dr. Nelson Glueck, president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, on Dr. Alfred A. Benesch, founder of the Bureau of Jewish Education in Cleveland; Dr. S. Richard Silverman, director of Central Institute for the Deaf and Professor of Audiology at Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.; and three rabbis, David Samuel Gruber, Columbia, S. C.; Iwan J. Gruen, New Castle, Pa., and Robert P. Jacobs, director of B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation, Washington University, St. Louis.