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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September 17, 2018
University of Pennsylvania philosophy program drops requirement for its doctoral program, setting off broad discussion about the GRE test's merits and drawbacks.
September 17, 2018
In today's Academic Minute, Steven Pirutinsky of Touro College explores if volunteering will provide benefits for all older adults. The recording will be posted later this morning. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
September 17, 2018
After the SAT make-up test was given this weekend, reports again circulated on social media that the make-up test included many questions from an SAT widely available in Asia. An educator who works in China told Inside Higher Ed that his students reported to him about the use of these "recycled" questions, and that one student told him she had taken a practice test with the questions the day before the exam.
September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018
Hurricane Florence is still moving and it remains unclear how much damage it will do to colleges in the Carolinas. At Inside Higher Ed, we hope the damage is minimal and welcome reports from colleges on how they are faring. Please email editor@insidehighered.com. Colleges throughout the region are closed, many of them with mandatory campus evacuations. Many students from the College of Charleston have been evacuated to the University of South Carolina, which posted this photo.
September 14, 2018
Dartmouth College has named Callie Brownson (at right) to be offensive quality control coach for its football team. The college says that it believes Brownson to be the first full-time female football coach at the Division I level.
September 14, 2018
An adjunct instructor in the aviation program at Utah Valley University, James Green, has resigned after students complained about anti-Muslim comments he made in a posting on a course website, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. The comments were Green's reflections on 9/11, which he described experiencing in Manhattan.

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