Avi Bernstein named Osher Lifelong Learning Institute director
Dr. Avi Bernstein has been named the new director for the Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI) in the Rabb School, beginning July 1. Bernstein received a B.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. in religion from Stanford University. He served most recently as dean of educational planning and development at Hebrew College. He brings considerable experience in adult education, graduate humanities and teaching at both the secondary and collegiate levels. His scholarship is in moral philosophy and philosophy of education.
According to Provost Steve Goldstein and Vice Provost Michaele Whelan, Bernstein will advance some important university directions including intergenerational connections among undergraduates, graduate students and adult learners; programmatic innovation in lifelong learning; and the creation of porous and overlapping communities with BOLLI, alumni and the Brandeis National Committee.