[The Daily Beast](https://www.thedailybeast.com/ny-times-reporter-rukmini-callimachi-moving-to-higher-ed-beat-after-caliphate-collapse):

> The reporter at the center of the collapse of one of the New York Times’ biggest reporting projects is moving to a new beat. Rukmini Callimachi, formerly one of the paper’s [highest-profile reporters](https://www.thedailybeast.com/james-foleys-family-blasts-star-ny-times-reporter-rukmini-callimachis-lies) on ISIS and extremism in the Middle East, has been re-assigned to cover higher education, multiple people familiar with the matter confirmed to The Daily Beast.

Kicked upstairs.