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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December 19, 2016
Lawyers for Joe Mixon, a University of Oklahoma football player, on Friday released video of him attacking another Oklahoma student in 2014. The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled this month that the video was a public record. Local speculation is that Mixon decided to release it now to avoid it coming out just before he is due to play in the Sugar Bowl Jan. 2. The punch by Mixon left the other student with fractured bones, The Oklahoman reported.
December 19, 2016
Officials at the College of New Rochelle, which board members say faces a major financial crisis, are now saying that past budgets approved by the board were "fabricated" and didn't accurately reflect college finances, The Journal News reported. Officials are now saying $2 million must be cut from the budget by summer.
December 19, 2016
Boycott by football players focused on issues of due process for 10 suspended athletes. But as university's investigation into sexual assault revealed damning details, support for the athletes ebbed and boycott was dropped.
December 19, 2016
The board of Alabama State University on Friday fired President Gwendolyn Boyd, who was hired in December 2013 and suspended in November, reported. The board vote was eight to six. Board members have been vague about their rationale, saying only that Boyd has lost their confidence. Many students and alumni have defended her, saying that she was making needed improvements in the historically black institution -- and needed more time to show progress.
December 17, 2016
University of Minnesota football players on Saturday announced that they were ending their boycott of football activities, a boycott that they earlier suggested would extend to refusing to play in the Holiday Bowl.
December 16, 2016
The football team at the University of Minnesota has announced it is boycotting all team activities to protest the suspension of 10 players, Minnesota Public Radio reported. The university did not announce a reason for the suspensions, but they are believed to be related to a sex assault investigation in which police declined to bring charges. The entire team's boycott could extend to an appearance in the Holiday Bowl.
December 16, 2016
A new analysis finds that women, for the first time, make up a majority of law students.


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