NU Online News Service, Oct. 2, 3:35 p.m. — New York state is starting a graduate program, the Neil D. Levin Graduate Institute of International Relations and Commerce, to honor the memory of Neil Levin.
Levin, a former New York insurance superintendent who left to become executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, died Sept. 11 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
The Port Authority is a government agency that manages all the major ports, airports, bridges and tunnels in the New York area. It also owns the World Trade Center complex.
Levin was also chairman of the New York State Commission on Recovery of Holocaust Victims’ Assets, a commission created to help Holocaust victims and their heirs in the recovery of assets wrongfully taken in the Holocaust.