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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February 14, 2019
The federal judge hearing the lawsuit challenging Harvard University's admissions practices had cautions for both sides during final arguments before her, The Boston Globe reported. Judge Allison Burroughs said it was a "problem" that Asian American students on whose behalf the case was brought did not testify.
February 13, 2019
A former student at Rhodes College pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges related to hacking into the college's computer system and changing his grades, The Memphis Commercial Appeal reported. At least once, he also hacked into systems to see an advance copy of an exam.
February 13, 2019
Amarillo College is starting an associate of science program in biotechnology. Bay Path University has started an Ed.D. in higher education leadership and organizational studies.
February 12, 2019
State law in South Carolina prevents public universities from changing the names of buildings without legislative approval. The measure was put in place amid a national push to remove honors for known racists of the past, some of whom have their names on prominent buildings at Clemson University and other public institutions in the state.
February 11, 2019
More students than ever are earning scores that can translate into college credit, but results are mixed for some groups.
February 11, 2019
Even as selective colleges in many parts of the country report increases, system sees application decline -- after years of increases. Some of the private colleges in the state with large in-state student populations (and ability to focus on minority students) see growth.
February 11, 2019
Art college shakeout; dual enrollment; student loans at community colleges.
February 11, 2019
Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.
February 11, 2019
The University of California, Berkeley, has notified researchers that the institution will not start new research collaborations with Huawei, the Chinese company that is facing a series of criminal charges in the U.S. "Huawei was charged with theft of trade secrets, conspiracy to commit theft of trade secrets, wire fraud, and obstruction of justice. These are serious allegations and warrant a serious response," said a letter to faculty members from Randy Howard Katz, vice chancellor for research. Multiyear research collaborations already started may continue.

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