Wise, George S.

(1906-87)
   Israeli administrator. He was born in Pinsk, Belorussia, and emigrated to the US in 1926. He was associate director of the Bureau of Applied Social Research from 1949 to 1952. After moving to Israel he served as chairman of the Hebrew University's board of governors (1953-62). From 1963 he was president of Tel Aviv University.

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