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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May 27, 2020
Bay Path University is starting a master's program in learning, design and technology. Bethel University, in Indiana, is starting a master of arts in organizational leadership.
May 27, 2020
A Pennsylvania man agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud Tuesday, in connection with his efforts to win admission for his daughter to Georgetown University. The documents for Robert Repella noted that he did not pay Rick Singer, mastermind of the larger admissions scandal, but directly paid a tennis coach $50,000 for his daughter's admission.
May 26, 2020
In five years, there will be a new test or UC will abandon use of standardized tests in admissions.
May 26, 2020
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Planning for Fall 2020 and Beyond." You may download a copy here, free.
May 26, 2020
Lori Loughlin to plead guilty; TOEFL in China; for-profit advertising; booklet on enrollment concerns.
May 26, 2020
Surveys show students want a fall semester as close as possible to last fall's. They may transfer if they don't get it.
May 26, 2020
Experts consider the implications of the University of California's decision to create a new admissions test.
May 26, 2020
Report says they need more education, but they also may not turn to colleges.
May 26, 2020
Peter Dameris, of Pacific Palisades, Calif., has been charged and will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud in the admissions scandal. Dameris faced the charges for paying $300,000 to Rick Singer, the organizer of the system, to have his son admitted to Georgetown University as a tennis recruit.
May 26, 2020
But organization is sued over rules that were in place for students unable to submit their answers.

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February 10, 2020
Panel of professors back keeping SAT or ACT at the University of California, for now, but other colleges continue to drop them as requirements.
February 4, 2019
But college will enroll those who were admitted early decision or were admitted a year ago and deferred enrolling.
May 26, 2017
Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.
March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.
February 2, 2017
California campus is latest to be inflamed by protests -- reportedly fueled by visiting mob from off the campus -- over appearances by the Breitbart writer and provocateur. UPDATE: Trump suggests university should lose federal funds.
March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda. The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.
June 22, 2015
What will trustees and administrators at other small colleges learn from a reversal and four months of controversy?
May 29, 2015
15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.
April 7, 2015
Coffee giant extends its tuition program so that it covers four full years. McDonald's provides details of its much smaller plan.
March 7, 2014
March 6, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the appropriate role of the federal government in accountability, the financial viability of college campuses, colleges' responses to sexual assault, and much more. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On April 2, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a webinar. Register to download the webinar video here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Pearson.

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