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 15, 2015
Student and faculty leaders at Ohio University are calling for Steven Schoonover, one of the institution's major donors, to leave the foundation board because of an email message that recently surfaced, The Columbus Dispatch reported. In the email, Schoonover said that officials should “play the race card” against critics of a controversial plan to buy a new mansion for the president.
July 15, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Upmanu Lall, professor of engineering at Columbia University, explores the future of irrigation. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 15, 2015
Adjunct faculty members at the Community College of Allegheny County have voted 394-64 to unionize with the American Federation of Teachers. Another AFT unit has represented full-time faculty members at the college for more than 40 years.
July 15, 2015
After months of discussions of a possible merger, Salem State University and Montserrat College of Art announced Tuesday that they will remain independent. “Montserrat College of Art is an exceptional, small art college with an outstanding faculty and programs that Salem State would have been pleased to add to its curriculum, but the numbers just didn’t work at this time,” said a statement from Salem State's president, Patricia Maguire Meservey. seeking info on where this leaves the art college -sj
July 15, 2015
City College of the City University of New York announced Tuesday that it is starting a medical school, in partnership with Bronx-based St. Barnabas Hospital. City College already has a program that provides an undergraduate education and the first two years of medical school, but the new program will be a full medical program. The school will focus on training doctors to work in areas without enough medical professionals.
July 15, 2015
Purdue University has eliminated the position of chief diversity officer and merged the duties into those of the provost, The Lafayette Journal & Courier reported. Many universities have created chief diversity officer positions in recent years to coordinate diversity activities and act as an advocate at the senior levels of the administration. Purdue officials said that the provost's office would be able to continue needed work in this area.
July 14, 2015
Historians are reacting with outrage to the ruling of a German court that the estate of Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda, may claim royalties on e
July 14, 2015
Florida State University President John Thrasher met with the football team Monday (at right) and urged players to pay more attention to their behavior off the field,

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