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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December 5, 2018
For the first time since 2004, more women than men applied to American medical schools, according to data released Tuesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Women made up 50.9 percent of applicants. Women were also the majority of new medical students for the second year in a row (51.6 percent versus 50.7 percent in 2017). More details on application trends are available here.
December 5, 2018
A new report from the Council of Graduate Schools calls for more transparency in admissions in master's programs. The report outlines key factors in master's admissions, including evidence that applicants will succeed in the programs, critical thinking and letters of recommendation.
December 4, 2018
UNC Chapel Hill plans to create a new building to house Confederate statue. Hundreds march to protest idea.
December 4, 2018
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences on Monday named David W. Oxtoby (right) as its next president. Oxtoby, a member of the academy since 2012, served as president of Pomona College from 2003 until 2017.
December 4, 2018
Six Democratic senators have written to U.S. News & World Report asking it to change its methodology to put more focus on institutions that educate students from many socioeconomic backgrounds.
December 4, 2018
Hampshire College has announced that it is removing the name of Lester Mazor, a late professor, from a room on campus and from an endowed fund created in his memory, after finding that an alumna's recent allegations of inappropriate behavior by him in the 1970s were "more likely than not" true.
December 3, 2018
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December 3, 2018
Students and careers; parent borrowing; Chinese enrollments.

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December 9, 2010
At Belmont University, students and faculty question how fair and how Christian it is to force out a woman for being honest that her partner is pregnant.
December 11, 2006
Choice for interim president -- Robert Davila, who led deaf institute at RIT -- receives strong support.
October 30, 2006
Board bows to months of protests and dismisses Jane Fernandes.

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