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 7, 2016
Two student senators at the University of Southern Maine have resigned amid criticism of their response to anti-Muslim graffiti found in the student government offices, The Portland Press Herald reported. The graffiti said, “Deus Vult,” a Latin phrase for “God will it.” The phrase was used by Christians during the Crusades and has been used more recently in the United States by anti-Muslim members of the alt-right movement.
November 7, 2016
A former student at Rutgers University stabbed a current student and a professor at the business school on Friday, NJ.com. The two were hospitalized, as was the former student, who had self-inflicted wounds. A motive was not clear.
November 7, 2016
The board of Alabama State University on Friday suspended -- and indicated that it would soon fire -- Gwendolyn Boyd (right) as president.
November 7, 2016
A student theater group at Queen's University, in Canada, has called off a production of Othello amid backlash ov
November 7, 2016
Hundreds of Baylor University fans bought and wore T-shirts at Saturday's football game that said #CAB, for "Coach Art Briles," who was ousted as coach in the scandal over football players who sexually assaulted others at the university. Briles has insisted that he did nothing wrong even as investigators have documented numerous cases of rapes by his players, many of whom observers say should never have been recruited to Baylor. Advocates for the rape victims at Baylor have expressed shock that so many fans are still backing Briles.
November 7, 2016
Instructor says he was fired -- shortly after he complained to accreditor -- for refusing to water down his curriculum and requirements. Another instructor quit rather than comply.
November 7, 2016
Dual enrollment -- in which high school students can earn some college credits for courses at their high schools -- has become widespread. A new report from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, conducted with support from Hobsons, noted these programs' prevalence and some of the motives of colleges for supporting them. Key findings:
November 7, 2016
TeensTalk, an annual survey of college freshmen and high school students preparing to apply to college, is conducted by Chegg and Stamats. Among this year's findings:

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