Yeshiva College to Give Degree to Dr. Einstein
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Yeshiva College to Give Degree to Dr. Einstein

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Professor Albert Eintsein will receive the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris cause, Monday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the formal opening exercises of Yeshiva College for the academic year, 19341935.

Dr. David Eugene Smith, professor emeritus at Columbia University and a member of the Yeshiva College Council, will present Professor Einstein for the degree. Other speakers at the ceremonies will be Governor Herbert H. Lehman, first recipient of an honorary degree from the college. Herman Bernstein, contributing editor of the Jewish Daily Bulletin and former United States Minister to Albania, and Dr. Bernard Revel, pr###dentof# Yeshiva College.

Dr. Revel will also welcome the new class entering the college founded seven years ago as the only college of liberal arts and sciences under Jewish auspices in the country.

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