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 5, 2016
Concordia St. Paul says it was trying to be "warm and welcoming" to minority students, but not everyone sees it that way.
August 5, 2016
Full-time faculty members at Tallahassee Community College have voted by a wide margin -- 139 to 22 -- to unionize and to be represented by the United Faculty of Florida, a statewide union affiliated with both the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, The Tallahassee Democrat reported. The administration opposed unionization.
August 5, 2016
Tim Hudson resigned suddenly this week as chancellor of Arkansas State University, without saying why he was leaving. Arkansas Online reported that his resignation followed an audit that criticized the management of the university's study abroad program, which is run by his wife, Deidra, in a part-time position. The audit found that trips were disorganized and questioned how student payments were handled.
August 5, 2016
On Monday, the University of Texas at Austin unveiled a memoria
August 5, 2016
Baldwin Wallace University is starting a master of public health degree. Central Texas College is starting an associate of applied science degree in histologic technology.
August 5, 2016
Harvard University is home to the nation's oldest chapter of College Republicans.
August 4, 2016
A professor is suing the College of Charleston, saying that its requirement that he include learning outcomes on his syllabus violates his academic freedom and right to due process, The Post and Courier reported. The college has maintained that the requirement is linked to accreditation requirements.
August 4, 2016
Lasell College has announced that it is no longer requiring the SAT or ACT for undergraduate admissions. According to FairTest: National Center for Fair & Open Testing, which is critical of standardized testing, Lasell is the 30th college to make such a policy change in the last 12 months, setting a record pace in the push against admissions testing requirements.
August 4, 2016
Simon Fraser University, in British Columbia, has become the third Canadian university to be accredited by an American accreditor, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Officials went through a seven-year process for Simon Fraser to become accredited. They said that they believed the move would enhance the university's reputation and allow its athletics program to participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
August 3, 2016
Merced College officials are defending their hiring of a private investigator to look for fingerprints on an anonymous letter the college's board received, The Merced Sun-Star reported. The February letter was signed "Concerned Students" and demanded the return of President Ron Taylor, who had been placed on leave without explanation.

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