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 15, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Zev Williams, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, women’s health and genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, explains a process known as rescue karyotyping, which allows doctors to look back into the genetic history of a miscarriage. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
July 15, 2014
George Fox U., which the Education Department recently permitted to discriminate against transgender students, previously won the right to discriminate against divorced people or unwed parents.
July 15, 2014
Campbellsville University is seeking to change its relationship with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, such that the university's board would pick its own members and could permit non-Baptists to serve, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported. The convention opposes the plan, which could endanger the $1 million that the convention gives the university each year. The university's budget is roughly $57 million.  
July 14, 2014
A prominent article in The New York Times offers a highly critical look at how Hobart and William Smith Colleges handled a student's complaint that she was sexually assaulted by three football players.
July 14, 2014
A recent Internal Revenue Service audit of Ohio University has determined that President Roderick Davis should pay personal income taxes on the benefit of living in the presidential home, The Columbus Dispatch reported. The university's board responded by giving Davis extra funds to pay the taxes. But the article noted that other Ohio colleges and university presidents who live in presidential homes don't pay taxes on the benefit.  
July 14, 2014
Debt settlement companies offer, for a fee, to help those in debt lower their monthly payments, and some of the businesses have been criticized over the years as not really helping borrowers.
July 14, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Jodie Plumert, professor and chair of psychology at the University of Iowa, discusses an experiment designed to help us understand how safety and danger are perceived. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 14, 2014
Faculty members and students at Peking University are criticizing the creation of a new elite unit, which will offer a Rhodes Scholarship-style program for foreign students, The South China Morning Post reported. One student told the newspaper that those in the special program "will live on the school’s best plot of land, have the best teachers, they will have bright and spacious class and dorm rooms....

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