New Faculty Members Learn About YU
When Revel MA student Mrs. Beanah Greenberg learned that she would receive the Shevach ve-Hodaah Teacher’s Award at Shevach High School’s annual dinner, she knew who she had to thank. “I really feel that the award in great part belongs to you and wanted you to share in my achievements,”she wrote in a letter to her Revel professors. “As a result of the scholarship gained and the methodology that I learned at BRGS, my skills as a teacher of Tanakh on a High School level were immeasurably enhanced.”
Ten faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine were honored at a special academic convocation Oct. 9, during which they were invested in newly endowed, named professorships made possible by major philanthropic contributions to the college of medicine.
Eight professors will join a growing roster of distinguished scholars at Yeshiva University (YU) this fall – four as senior members of the undergraduate faculty, and four as members of the graduate faculty. The new appointments are part of an ongoing plan to increase the number of tenured scholars at YU’s undergraduate colleges.
The political science departments of both Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women have been revamped for next fall to include more course offerings and programs, and three new full-time professors.
Alan Brill, PhD, assistant professor of Jewish Mysticism and Thought at Yeshiva College (YC) and an alumnus of YC and Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies (BRGS); Ephraim Kanarfogel, PhD, E. Billi Ivry Professor of Jewish History at Stern College for Women and an alumnus of Yeshiva University High Schools, YC, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), and BRGS; and David Kahn, instructor in accounting at Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB), have been named recipients of the annual Lillian F. and William L. Silber Professor of the Year Award.