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Threats Hit 7 Colleges From Thursday to Friday

July 11, 2022

Seven colleges received bomb threats Thursday and Friday and subsequently declared their campuses safe.

Four of the colleges were in Maryland: Carroll Community College, Hagerstown Community College, St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Wor-Wic Community College, The Herald-Mail reported.

Also receiving threats last week were Cleveland State University and the University of Providence, in Montana, and Austin Community College.

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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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