PRINT January 1965

News and Announcements

The University of California at Berkeley has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Selz, of the Museum of Modern Art, as Director of the future University Art Museum on the Berkeley campus. Dr. Selz will also serve as professor of art on the Berkeley faculty, beginning his duties in the fall of 1965. Dr. Selz’s museum duties will include building the museum’s permanent collection, forming a group of museum patrons, and organizing exhibitions . . . The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the election of Alexander Calder as a member of the Academy, which is limited to fifty members. Mr. Calder will occupy the chair vacated by the death of Rachel Carson. The Academy also announced the reelection of Lewis Mumford as President, and memberships to critic Malcolm Cowley, poet Allen Tate and novelist Glenway Wescott . . . The San Francisco Foundation has provided $22,000 for the

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