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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July 21, 2014
Four of the 12 members of Bryan College's board have resigned, amid a dispute over stricter enforcement of the college's statement of faith that has angered faculty members who do not view the Bible as a literal record of history, The Times Free Press reported.
July 21, 2014
Valerie Macon has resigned as poet laureate of North Carolina, just a week after she was appointed by Governor Pat McCrory, The News & Observer reported. Macon's appointment drew widespread criticism from literary figures and others in North Carolina, many of whom suggested that their Republican governor was trying to get in a dig at poetry by appointing someone who was not qualified for the position. Macon is a state civil servant whose work has been self-published.
July 21, 2014
On the latest edition of "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's news podcast, Shapri D.
July 21, 2014
President Obama is expected to sign an executive order today that bars federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The executive order is not expected to exempt religious organizations, as some Christian colleges and other Christian organizations have sought, The New York Times reported.
July 21, 2014
Recent data on the political science job market have suggested that it is improving, but not for all subfields.
July 21, 2014
Over the weekend more information has come out about some of the researchers, faculty members and students who were on the Malaysian Airlines plane that was shot down over Ukraine. Here are links to obituaries or other information:
July 21, 2014
Another disciplinary organization endorses call for end of ties to all Israeli academic institutions.
July 18, 2014
A survey of campus police departments at 343 colleges and universities has found that, when campus police find students violating alcohol laws, they typically refer them to various college offices, but do not issue citations. Further, the students are generally not referred to a campus health center for alcohol screening or intervention. The survey results will appear in the August issue of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

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