Prior to heading the Smithsonian, Skorton also served as president of Cornell University for nine years.
Current manifestations of a widespread culture of victimization and grievance are only the most recent iterations of a dangerous long-term trend on campuses in the US and Europe.
“My desire to attend the conference was based on my wish to speak at a student-only session directly with the students."
According to the agreement, some 500 of these types of visas will be issued by each country a year.
Student failed to disclose trip after groups urged candidates in student government elections to sign a pledge promising not to accept trips to Israel.
It's hypocritical for the Royal Institute of British Architects to suspend Israel’s participation when it works in countries without women's rights.
The Israeli government’s warning comes hot on the heels of similar warnings from the US, Canada and the EU.