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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March 16, 2015
N.L.R.B. revives bids for collective bargaining for graduate students at Columbia and the New School, potentially permitting new challenges to ruling that has limited unionization.
March 16, 2015
Many scientists were alarmed when Senator Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican who does not believe in the scientific consensus on climate change, this year became chair of the Senate Space, Science and Competitiveness Subcommittee.
March 16, 2015
Many colleges are adding shooting teams, either for intercollegiate or club competitions, The Washington Post reported. Much of the money for these new teams comes from gun industry-supported groups, such as the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which has awarded more than $1 million in grants since 2009, contributing to the launch of about 80 programs.
March 16, 2015
The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University -- two top institutions in Japan -- are making a major shift in admissions policies, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported. Traditionally admissions have been based solely on entrance exam scores and essays designed to test intelligence. But now each high school will be permitted to recommend one male and one female student, based on qualities that might not be apparent in the traditional system.  
March 16, 2015
Stanford president outlines vision for a more digital future for higher education, but also rejects idea that undergraduate degrees will disappear or that higher education is "deeply broken."
March 13, 2015
Students at Merced College in California are protesting the decision of the board not to renew the appointment of Everett Lovelace as dean of student services, The Merced Sun-Star reported. College leaders will not comment on why Lovelace was not renewed, but students say they saw him as their advocate, and some students have questioned whether he is being treated unfairly because he is black.  
March 13, 2015
The push by some student government members at the University of California at Irvine to ban the U.S. flag from the student government office areas -- though unsuccessful -- has attracted widespread criticism. Many have noted that the flag symbolizes American ideas of equality and freedom of expression, and have objected to the views of those student government members that the flag is a sign of imperialism and hate.
March 13, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Robert Edgell, a professor of technology management at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, analyzes technology management from an architectural point of view. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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