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 1, 2019
Three students at the University of Hartford were on Sunday rehearsing a scene from a film in which someone gets stabbed, as part of a class project, when something went horribly wrong. The Hartford Courant reported that police have charged one student with stabbing two others (a true stabbing, not a fake one for the rehearsal).
March 29, 2019
Harvard University Thursday night announced statistics on its latest class of admitted undergraduates. One figure jumps out at a time when Harvard is being sued for alleged discrimination (which the university denies) against Asian American applicants. The share of the admits who are Asian American is up to 25.4 percent.
March 29, 2019
Author discusses her new book on couples -- in academe and other fields -- who can't find jobs in the same location.
March 29, 2019
Bard College: New Orleans mayor LaToya Cantrell. Bergen Community College: Zakiya Smith Ellis, New Jersey secretary of higher education. Dickinson College: Pierce Brosnan, the actor.
March 29, 2019
Hiwassee, in Tennessee, will shut down. Wheeling Jesuit will eliminate all but eight of 30 academic programs and will slash faculty jobs as well.
March 28, 2019
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Why Metrics Matter." You may download a copy here, free. And you may sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern.
March 28, 2019
The American Council on Education has announced the next 39 participants in its fellows program. Fellows -- people identified as future leaders in higher education -- are placed at an institution other than their own, where they work with a senior leader. The program has produced numerous presidents and provosts. The year's new fellows are listed here.
March 28, 2019
Last month, the University of Oklahoma hired an outside law firm to investigate allegations that David Boren, who was president from 1994 until 2018, sexually harassed male aides. Few details were available, and Boren denied the allegations.
March 28, 2019
Students and others held a protest Wednesday at Western Kentucky University over the removal of Larry Snyder as the dean of the university's college of arts and letters. The dean has been popular on campus and is seen as someone who has defended liberal arts departments in the face of tight state budgets.

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