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 28, 2017
Wofford College announced Monday that it will no longer require the SAT or ACT for admissions. Brand Stille, vice president for enrollment, said in a statement that "consistently, a student’s high school GPA has been the best predictor of academic success at Wofford. We are very confident we can continue to make sound admission decisions without standardized test scores."
March 27, 2017
The American University of Afghanistan reopened on Saturday and will resume classes tomorrow,
March 27, 2017
Three students at Vernon College, members of the Texas institution's rodeo team, have died from injuries in a car crash last week, The Times Record News reported. Two were killed initially, and a third died Sunday. The college has created funds to help the families of the students.
March 27, 2017
Baltimore City Community College: Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. Boston Architectural College: Bob Vila, the home-improvement pioneer. Bridgewater College, in Virginia: Philip M. Breedlove, a retired four-star U.S. Air Force general. Goucher College: Leon Botstein, president of Bard College.
March 27, 2017
Former president of university found guilty of child endangerment. Leader of outside investigation questions whether institution has learned lessons from the scandal.
March 27, 2017
The U.S. Education Department on Friday announced the resolution of complaints filed against Wittenberg University in 2011 and 2013 regarding its obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to investigate reports of sexual assaults. The college denied wrongdoing but said it was resolving the disputes to move on, and because many of the violations found by the Education Department concerned policies (or lack thereof) that had since been updated.
March 25, 2017
Posters that were meant to educate instead angered many.
March 24, 2017
Charles Murray, the controversial social scientist who was shouted down when he tried to speak at Middlebury College recently, spoke without incident Thursday night at Columbia University.


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