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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February 12, 2015
The student government of the Durban University of Technology, in South Africa, has called on the institution to expel Jewish students, although some quotes from student leaders suggest that Jewish students who support the Palestinian cause could remain, The Daily News reported. Mqondisi Duma, secretary of the student government, said, "We had a meeting and analyzed international politics.
February 12, 2015
The leaders of Kansas State University and the University of Kansas on Wednesday issued statements pledging to keep policies that bar discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
February 12, 2015
Eastern Kentucky University had heightened security on campus Wednesday and allowed faculty members to call off or reschedule classes due to a threat. The threat took the form of graffiti on a bathroom stall door last week that said, “Bringing gun to here 2-11-15 Dead Students." Despite fears, campus activities took place as scheduled, and without incident.  
February 11, 2015
Legislative panel seeks to close South Carolina State U. for two years. Supporters of the historically black college vow to oppose plan they fear would effectively kill the institution.
February 11, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, David Cox, a fellow at the University of Surrey, discusses how he built the world's smallest snowman as part of a recent nanotech experiment. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
February 11, 2015
Central Piedmont Community College is starting an associate degree in broadcasting and production technology. Dixie State University is starting a bachelor's degree in chemistry. Oregon State University-Cascades has started a bachelor's degree in hospitality management.
February 11, 2015
Florida Governor Rick Scott, a Republican, plans to propose that public universities be required to freeze tuition in graduate and professional programs at whatever levels exist on July 1, the Associated Press reported. The measure is of concern to many university leaders who say that increases for medical and law school can be handled by students who have lucrative job prospects ahead.  
February 11, 2015
A former instructor at the University of Alabama has been indicted for allegedly making more than $375,000 by encouraging students to buy their textbooks from his company, AL.com reported. University officials said that the instructor last taught there in 2013.  

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