Publication Date

March 12, 2014

The Smithsonian plays a central role in historical research and the presence of history and historical thinking in American culture. We are pleased that the Smithsonian has selected David J. Skorton, President of Cornell University, as its new secretary. 

To read the official announcement from the Smithsonian, please visit SmithsonianMag.Com.

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