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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January 22, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Brick Johnstone, professor of health psychology at the University of Missouri, discusses his research into empathy and self-awareness. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 22, 2016
Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup. On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from IBM, Academic Partnerships, Rafter and Jenzabar.
January 22, 2016
Study links certain traits of undergraduate education to success in life: meaningful interaction with professors, studying a variety of fields outside the major and having classroom talks that go to issues of ethics and life.
January 22, 2016
Many students who planned to take the SAT Saturday are being forced to change plans. A blizzard hitting the East Coast has already led numerous test centers to shut down and call off testing planned for Saturday. This webpage notes the rescheduling of the SAT at those testing centers.
January 21, 2016
Faced with 14 pages of demands by black students, he says that he won't respond to "any document that explicitly rejects the notion of collaborative engagement."
January 21, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Ann Bowers, associate professor of strategic management at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, explores how the story attached to a diamond may move the price. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 21, 2016
It's time for competitive college admissions to undergo significant changes, according to a report, “Turning the Tide,” issued Wednesday by the Making Caring Common program at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education.
January 20, 2016
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for killing at least 19 people at Bacha Khan University, in Pakistan, The New York Times reported. Among the dead are two female students, a senior faculty member and four guards. Gunmen reportedly scaled walls that surround the university and started opening fire.

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