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Hebrew University Names Physics Professor As President

June 7, 1993

JERUSALEM (AP) _ Hanoch Gutfreund, a Polish-born physics professor, was named president of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Monday.

Gutfreund, 57, was elected unanimously by the board of governors to succeed Yoram Ben-Porath, who died last October in an auto accident, a university statement said. He has been acting president since Ben-Porath’s death.

Gutfreund received his Ph.D. from Hebrew University and joined the academic staff in 1966. His field is theoretical physics.

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