Jimmy Jenkins (left), president of Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC, talks with Inside Higher Ed reporters at our DC office.
Inside Higher Ed's Daryl Anderson presents a high tech sports watch to Michele Meador, Chief Human Resources Officer at Truckee Meadows Community College, the winner of our CUPA-HR Annual Conference drawing.
Inside Higher Ed welcomes new staff member
Kaustuv Basu joins Inside Higher Ed as a faculty/intellectual life reporter in October. Kaustuv has worked since January 2006 at Florida Today, a daily newspaper in Melbourne, Fla., covering courts, city government, etc. He also worked at a small daily near the Bay Area, after graduating from Southern Cal's journalism school. Before coming to the U.S., Kaustuv was an editor at an English-language daily in India, where he earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees.
OUT AND ABOUT
On the 17th, Doug will be in Omaha, NE, talking about Inside Higher Ed's 2011 Survey of College and University Business Officers at the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO).
Scott Jaschik, Steve Kolowich, Laura McFarland, Bill Baird and Technology and Learning blogger Josh Kim head to Philadelphia October 18-21 for the EDUCAUSE conference. At 11:30 on Wednesday the 19th, Scott and Josh will participate in a panel discussion with representatives from nonprofit and for-profit institutions on teaching and learning issues where the sectors may learn from each other—with a focus on technology, online and blended learning, faculty development, course design, and student support.
Scott speaks to the Massachusetts chapter of the NEA on October 29 in Boston.
And Doug Lederman starts next month in San Diego, CA, where he'll be participating on a panel at the Strategic Enrollment Management conference of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on November 1.
NEWS AND NOTES
September visitors to the Inside Higher Ed offices included folks from the Aspen Community College Excellence program, PKAL Learning, University of Southern California, the National Educational Policy Center, Marymount University, Livingstone College, Brandeis University, University of Pennsylvania, and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. We're always happy to host higher education leaders in our DC offices. Contact Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org or Doug at email@example.com for information.
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