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 13, 2015
As independent report faults American Psychological Association for failing to uphold its own ethical standards, a look back at how the tensions have played out in academe.
July 13, 2015
Bethel College tells faculty members they can't take leadership roles in groups that differ from church view on creation. Are Christian colleges cracking down on supporters of evolution?
July 13, 2015
The University of Akron on Friday announced a three-year plan to save $60 million. The plan includes the elimination of 215 jobs (none of them faculty positions). In addition, the baseball team will be cut.
July 10, 2015
University College London is standing by its decision to accept the resignation of Tim Hunt, a British biochemist who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in Medicine, and who in June quit a largely honorary position at the university amid criticism over his comments on women. He resigned amid widespread anger that he said, at a conference, “Let me tell you about my trouble with girls. Three things happen when they are in the lab -- you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry ….
July 10, 2015
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents on Thursday approved a budget based on a $125 million cut in state funds to the system over the next year, The Wisconsin State Journal reported. Legislators and Governor Scott Walker, a Republican, have already approved a budget plan that cuts $250 million over two years and also freezes in-state tuition rates.
July 10, 2015
When the accusations that Bill Cosby drugged and raped women started to receive considerable attention last year, some colleges moved to distance themselves from Cosby, while others did not do so. Now, with details about Cosby admitting in a legal proceeding to drugging women in order to have sex with them, at least one such college is reconsidering.
July 10, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Catherine Le Gouis, a French professor at Mount Holyoke College, helps us appreciate the famed writer’s comedy. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 9, 2015
New evidence for the "completion agenda": finish college and you are likely to live longer. Researchers at New York University, the University of Colorado at Denver and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released findings Wednesday that show consistent links between greater levels of education and longer lives.

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