$1,500,000 Raised at Convocation Dinner of Einstein College
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$1,500,000 Raised at Convocation Dinner of Einstein College

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More than $1,500,000 was raised tonight at a convocation dinner at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The sum brought the total contributed to date for the new construction program of the college to $21,000,000, it was announced by Albert Parker, vice-chairman of the board of overseers. The goal for the new development program is $35,000,000.

Walter H. Annenberg, editor and publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Siegfried Ultmann, vice chairman of the board of directors of Minerals and Chemicals Philipp Corporation, were awarded the honorary degrees of Doctor of Humane Letters at the convocation, An honorary degree was presented posthumously to Dr. Saul R. Korey who, at the time of his death in September 1963, was professor and chairman of the department of neurology at Einstein College. A 12-story Ultmann Center for Research in the Health Sciences will be completed next year as part of the new campus redevelopment program.

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