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 7, 2014
Many community college leaders were angered -- and many walked out -- at Saturday's opening session of the annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges when a comedian's performance offended them.
April 7, 2014
Occidental College has settled a complaint by students who say they were sexually harassed by the longtime athletic trainer at the college, The Los Angeles Times reported. The trainer, who could not be reached for comment, left the college last year. The agreement between Occidental and the students is confidential.
April 4, 2014
North Carolina State University called off a rap concert scheduled for tonight, and student organizers are criticizing the decision, ABC 11 reported. University officials cited student safety as the reason, saying that they had seen reports that Migos, one of the groups slated to perform, had been involved in a shooting incident in Florida last week.
April 4, 2014
The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights has started an investigation into how Florida State University responded to allegations of a sexual assault by Jameis Winston, a star football player, USA Today reported. Florida officials announced last year that no charges would be filed against Winston, but victim's rights advocates have questioned the way authorities and the university responded to the case.
April 4, 2014
Massachusetts sued Corinthian Colleges Thursday, charging that it engaged in illegally deceptive marketing, including the use of inflated job placement statistics and high pressure tactics on prospective students.
April 4, 2014
Alma College is starting a bachelor of science in nursing. Lindsey Wilson College is starting a Ph.D. program in counselor education and supervision.
April 4, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Nathan Spreng, assistant professor of human development at Cornell University, discusses how he is using advancements in neuroimaging to better understand how the brain functions and changes as we age. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
April 4, 2014
Study finds that government grants have a positive impact on the graduation rates of low-income students, but unsubsidized loans counter that impact.

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