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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November 5, 2015
Today on the Academic Minute, Paul Elvers, research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, explores how social origins don't always predict musical taste. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 5, 2015
Four people were stabbed at the University of California at Merced Wednesday morning. The victims were two students, one staff member and a contractor. None of their injuries are life threatening. Police shot the suspect, a male student, who died from his injuries. (This item has been updated.)  
November 5, 2015
At U of Minnesota, protesters' interruptions delayed Israeli professor from talking. After three are arrested, they say their free speech rights were violated.
November 4, 2015
Aquinas College, in Michigan, is starting a master of art in clinical mental health counseling. College of William & Mary is starting a master's program in business analytics.
November 4, 2015
Today on the Academic Minute, Lynn Perry, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Miami, explores if the relationship of the sound of words and their meanings goes farther than we think. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 3, 2015
A student at California State University at Fresno was taken into custody Monday after authorities traced an online threat to his phone, The Los Angeles Times reported. The threat, on Yik Yak, was viewed by many students, some of whom were alarmed. The threat said: “The time is here. @3 p.m. I will release my frustrations. Tired of dirty looks, get rejected, nd being talked abt bc how I dress.


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