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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April 4, 2014
A study published in the journal Science Thursday documents a much broader economic impact for research grants than has commonly been believed. The study found, for example, that fewer than one in five workers supported by federal research funding are faculty members. In addition, the study found that universities that receive grants on average spend 70 percent of the funds with businesses outside their home state.
April 4, 2014
Suzanne Ortega was named Thursday as the next president of the Council of Graduate Schools. She will succeed Debra W. Stewart, who in October announced plans to step down. Ortega is currently senior vice president for academic affairs of the University of North Carolina System.  
April 4, 2014
Linda Le Mura, provost of Le Moyne College, will be named today as the institution's next president. She will become the first female lay president of any of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.
April 3, 2014
Florida was a pioneer in having community colleges offer four-year degree programs (and having them drop "community" from their names). Now, some legislators are raising questions about whether the four-year programs overlap too much with offerings of the state university system, Miami Today reported.
April 3, 2014
The General Assembly of South Carolina, which selects most public college trustees, on Wednesday voted down the re-election of a trustee even though no other person had decided to run for the position, The Post and Courier reported. It was unclear why the legislators rejected Daniel Ravanel.
April 3, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Frederic Bouchard, a postdoctoral research fellow at Université Laval, explains his work with the climate models of many areas across Canada. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
April 3, 2014
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014:
April 3, 2014
The National Geographic Channel has indefinitely put off a new television show "Nazi War Diggers" that was to have featured the digging up of Nazi war graves, The New York Times reported. The action followed strong criticism of the planned program by the American Anthropological Association and other scholarly groups.

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