Prof. Aharon Shai named TAU rector

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
May 6, 2010 00:08

Prof. Aharon Shai was chosen as Tel Aviv University’s new rector at a meeting of its senate Wednesday night.

Shai, 67, replaces Prof. Danny Leviatan, who is concluding a five-year term.

Shai, who currently serves as vice rector, is a professor of history and was the Shoul N. Eisenberg professor for East Asian affairs. He has written books on China’s modern history, published in the UK, US, China and Israel.


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