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Colleges Watch Ian and Prepare for the Storm

September 26, 2022

Florida colleges are watching Ian, a tropical storm expected to become a hurricane by today.

Bethune-Cookman University is evacuating the campus today and shifting to online education.

The University of South Florida announced Sunday night that classes will not be held from today through Thursday. Business operations will continue through tomorrow.

Other colleges, including Broward College, Florida Atlantic University and the University of Central Florida, are telling students to watch for future developments.

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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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