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Fine Arts School Will Become Part of Tufts

December 22, 2015

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston, will become part of Tufts University, The Boston Globe reported. The buildings of the school will continue to be owned by the museum, but the educational operations -- including admissions recruitment, the 700 students and 145 faculty members -- will be managed by Tufts. The institution will be known as [email protected]. The move comes at a time when many small arts or specialized institutions are seeking affiliations with larger colleges and universities.

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Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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