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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August 12, 2015
The University of Akron has denied repeatedly in recent weeks that it is eliminating its university press, although many on campus and off don't believe the university, because it eliminated the jobs of all press employees, including the director. On Tuesday, the university's provost, William M.
August 12, 2015
Keiser University has suspended Matt McEnany as president of its Daytona Beach campus after police said he was mugged and had his car stolen when he tried to have a "sexual rendezvous" with two women, The News-Journal reported.
August 12, 2015
Two Mississippi State University students are facing charges of attempting to provide support for a terrorist group by trying to join the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, the Associated Press reported. They were arrested Saturday attempting to travel abroad. Family members said that they were stunned by the charges.
August 12, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Matthew Xu-Friedman, associate professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, discusses his research on nerve cells. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 11, 2015
Muscatine Community College, in Iowa, announced Friday that it is ending intercollegiate athletics, The Muscatine Journal reported. The college will seek to shift resources that have gone to baseball and softball to programs in which more students will be able to participate.
August 11, 2015
Data prepared by Thomson Reuters show a significant spike since 2009 in the number of scientific papers with many, many authors -- at least 50 and more than 1,000, The Wall Street Journal reported. One recent physics paper had 5,154 authors, perhaps a record.
August 11, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Gary Wilcox, a professor of advertising at the University of Texas at Austin, provides a closer look at alcohol advertising. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 11, 2015
Concordia University, in Nebraska, is starting a master's program in computer science. El Centro College is starting a certificate in retail management.

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