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U California's Post-Scandal Admissions Reforms

June 21, 2019

The University of California on Thursday announced a series of efforts to strengthen safeguards on its admissions procedures, systemwide, in the wake of the admissions scandal. A university announcement said that a review of policies in the system found that most were sound, but that the review identified ways to strengthen safeguards against abuses. More oversight will be added to assure that athletic admits are genuine and that conflicts of interest are not present in the admissions process.

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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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