NEW YORK (Dec. 11)
Plans for $31,000,000 in construction of new facilities by Yeshiva University during the coming year were announced here this evening by Dr. Samuel Belkin, president, at the university’s 37th annual Chanukah dinner.
Among the expansion projects to be undertaken this year by the university, Dr. Belkin declared, will be a $5,000,000 Mendel Gottesman Central University Library; a $15,000,000, 15-story science center for the Belfer Graduate School of Science; a $4,500,000 new classroom building for Stern College for Women; a $1,500,000 renovation of the existing Stern College facility; and $5,000,000 in construction projects for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Some 1,000 civic, business and communal leaders attended the dinner, which was addressed by Senator Abraham A. Ribicoff of Connecticut. Charles H. Silver, former president of the New York City Board of Education, was guest of honor at the event.