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Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel Elected to Second Term as Chairman of TAU's Board of Governors
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:25:00 PM

Internationally-acclaimed economist will continue to "greatly contribute to the further development of Tel Aviv University," said TAU President Prof. Yossi Klafter

At the close of the Board of Governors events at Tel Aviv University this month, Prof. Jacob Frenkel was awarded a second term as Chairman of TAU's Board of Governors. The Board made its decision in accordance with the recommendation of the University Search Committee headed by Prof. Haim Ben Shachar.

A laureate of the 2002 Israel Prize in Economics and recipient of TAU's Hugo Ramniceanu Prize for Economics, Prof. Frenkel has served on the faculty of TAU's Eitan Berglas School of Economics as the Gerald and Vera Weisfeld Professor of the Economics of Peace and International Relations. He was also on the faculty of the University of Chicago as the David Rockefeller Professor of International Economics.

TAU President Prof. Yossi Klafter congratulated Prof. Frenkel, saying he was convinced he would "continue to contribute to the further development of Tel Aviv University."

Prof. Frenkel, for his part, thanked the Board of Trustees and said he would continue to work towards establishing Tel Aviv University as one of the leading academic institutions in Israel and the world.




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