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 16, 2014
College Board releases more detail on ideas behind the new version of the test -- and some sample questions.
April 16, 2014
The National Federation of the Blind announced Tuesday that it plans protests for the campus of Atlantic Cape Community College. The group says that the New Jersey college not only fails to provide basic technology services needed by blind students, but that it has required a blind student to be accompanied by a sighted person when using certain facilities.
April 16, 2014
Black law students at Washington and Lee University, under a new group called "The Committee," have asked Washington and Lee University to take a series of steps to address "the racist and dishonorable conduct of Robert E. Lee." Lee served as president of the university after the Civil War, and has historically been revered at the institution.
April 15, 2014
The University of Memphis is seeking large cuts in out-of-state tuition, hoping to attract more students from outside Tennessee, The Commercial Appeal reported. Currently, out-of-state students pay $21,768 a year, and Tennessee residents pay $7,056. Under the proposal from the university, non-residents would pay $12,403 if they graduated from a high school within 250 miles of Memphis, and $18,768 otherwise.  
April 15, 2014
Liberty University has removed some job duties from its provost, who will no longer serve as vice president of academic affairs, The Lynchburg News & Advance reported. The actions follow upon criticism that Provost Ron Godwin, in a video, appeared to endorse an unauthorized partnership between the university and a Texas-based faith healer.
April 15, 2014
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014: - See more at: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/04/11/colleges-announce-commence... The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014:
April 15, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Larissa Samuelson, associate professor of psychology at the University of Iowa, demonstrates that playing with one's food might be a beneficial part of the learning process. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
April 15, 2014
Academics were among the winners of Pulitzer Prizes announced Monday:

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