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 1, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Hal Haggard, a physicist at Bard College, describes the life cycle of black holes. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 1, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case that could effectively make dues optional for professors at public colleges and universities.
July 1, 2015
Twitter exploded late Tuesday with reports that the U of Memphis had fired a black female sociologist attacked for her comments about white people. The reports were false, but did the university's actions make it look like she'd been fired?
July 1, 2015
Physics Ph.D.s who don't pursue academic careers are doing quite well, according to a study released Tuesday by the American Institute of Physics. Tracking physicists who are at least 10 years postdoctorate, the study found that they feel well compensated and intellectually engaged and are using their science knowledge.
July 1, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Coker College Margaret Godbey, English Juniata College Matt Beaky, physics Wei-Chung Wang Marist College John K. Bainbridge, public administration Michael E. Powers, athletic training Julie B. Raines, criminal justice Zsuzsanna R. Szabo, education Northeastern Illinois University
June 30, 2015
Northwestern University is seeking help from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on offensive graffiti found on campus, The Chicago Tribune reported. In four incidents in recent months, anti-Semitic and racist graffiti has appeared in different campus locations.
June 30, 2015
Hawaii Governor David Ige, a Democrat, on Monday announced that he would veto legislation that would permit graduate students in the University of Hawaii System to unionize. In a statement, he said: “Our administration appreciates the contributions graduate students make throughout the university system. Their valid concerns can and should be addressed internally through Board of Regents policy followed by a commitment from the university administration to implement such policy.
June 30, 2015
The University of California System is adding optional questions to undergraduate applications concerning sexual orientation and gender identity. While several colleges have adopted such policies, the university system's adoption of this approach will significantly expand the number of applicants who see such questions.
June 30, 2015
Trenton Mays, one of the Steubenville High School football players convicted in 2013 of raping a girl, will be playing football again. Hocking College, an Ohio technical college, has enrolled him, The Athens Messenger reported. College policy bars Mays from living in the dormitories, which are off-limits to convicted sex offenders, but not from playing football.
June 30, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Josh Packard, a sociologist at the University of Northern Colorado, explains his work on our relationship with religion. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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July 23, 2012
Association imposes $60 million fine, 4-year bowl ban, steep scholarship cuts; university officials signed off. Penn State opts to take down what has become a controversial honor for the late coach, but library name will not be changed.
March 8, 2012
March 8, 2012 -- The 2012 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College & University Presidents is the latest in a series of surveys of senior campus officials about key, time-sensitive issues in higher education. The article can be found here, and the survey report can be viewed here. Inside Higher Ed collaborated on this project with Kenneth C. Green, founding director of the Campus Computing Project. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by the generous financial support of Datatel+SGHE, Hobsons, InsideTrack and Pearson. On March 22, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the presidents' survey and their implications for higher education. A recording of the webinar can be viewed here.
September 26, 2011
At admissions meeting, many remain uncomfortable with a controversial strategy for recruiting international students, but evidence abounds that the practice is growing.
August 31, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
May 5, 2011
For many private colleges, creating first-year class is far from over. Sewanee finds success with its tuition cut.
March 4, 2011
March 4, 2011 -- The 2011 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Presidents, which can be seen here, is the first in a series of surveys of senior campus officials about key issues in higher education. Inside Higher Ed collaborated on this project with Kenneth C. Green, founding director of the Campus Computing Project. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Presidents was made possible in part by the generous financial support of Kaplan Global Solutions, Pearson, and SunGard Higher Education.
December 9, 2010
At Belmont University, students and faculty question how fair and how Christian it is to force out a woman for being honest that her partner is pregnant.
December 11, 2006
Choice for interim president -- Robert Davila, who led deaf institute at RIT -- receives strong support.
October 30, 2006
Board bows to months of protests and dismisses Jane Fernandes.

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