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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January 18, 2016
Roxbury Community College has called off plans to privatize its information technology services department after Massachusetts auditors criticized the college for awarding a $3.4 million contract to do so without seeking bids, The Boston Globe reported. The college originally said that skipping a process to review other proposals was needed because this was an interim contract, but the deal lasted through 2019.
January 18, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Adam Arenson, associate professor and director of urban studies at Manhattan College, examines the lives of African-Americans in the North after escaping slavery. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 18, 2016
North Carolina's State Board of Community Colleges voted 11-7 Friday not to study the feasibility of offering bachelor's degrees in nursing, The News & Observer reported. Proponents of the idea noted that North Carolina lacks enough bachelor's degree holders in nursing, and that its community colleges offer well-respected associate programs.
January 18, 2016
President’s answer to a question from a Southern University student frustrates some HBCU advocates and sets off debate on the administration's priorities.
January 18, 2016
Colleges in Flint, Mich., are assuring students and employees that they are doing their own testing of water safety and taking extra steps to ensure water on campus is safe to use amid many concerns about unsafe drinking water in the area. The University of Michigan at Flint started using water filters a year ago and conducts tests to make sure they are working.
January 18, 2016
Matthew Whitaker has agreed to resign his tenured position as a faculty member at Arizona State University under an agreement in which he will be paid $200,000 over the next 16 months, plus $25,000 in legal fees, The Arizona Republic reported.
January 18, 2016
Anna Stubblefield, the former chair and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University at Newark, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for aggravated sexual assault against an intellectually disabled man, NJ.com reported.
January 16, 2016
A researcher is among those reportedly being released by Iran as part of a deal with the United States.

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