Sixty Students Are Attending Courses at New American College in Jerusalem
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Sixty Students Are Attending Courses at New American College in Jerusalem

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The American College in Jerusalem, Israel’s newest institution of higher learning, opened here with an initial student body of 60, mainly from the United States. The college, which offers four-year liberal arts courses leading to B.A. and B.S. degrees, is chartered in the District of Columbia and follows the American college system of instruction. Courses are taught in English. It is non-sectarian and is intended for foreign residents of Israel. Among its students are children of the Burmese and Philippine ambassadors to Israel. Dr. Norman Greenwald, formerly on the political science faculty of the College of the City of New Yorkand Brandeis University, is president and founder of the American College.

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