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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August 4, 2015
The Association of American Medical Colleges on Monday released a report outlining steps taken and ideas for future strategies to increase the number of black male applicants to medical schools.
August 4, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Anna Turnage, communication studies Jennifer Venditti-Roadarmel, biological and allied health sciences Lee University Christopher Blake, language and literature Carmen Guerrero, language and literature John Hisey, biology Sacred Heart University
August 4, 2015
Did The Harvard Crimson endorse Donald Trump?
August 4, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Phillip Sponenberg, a professor of pathology and genetics at Virginia Tech, profiles Choctaw hogs. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
August 3, 2015
Regent University is adding 40 academic programs in the coming year, but is cutting low-enrollment programs, especially in languages, The Virginian-Pilot reported. University officials said the shifts responded to the interests of students and prospective students. Among the new programs are cybersecurity, computer science and healthcare management. The university is calling the changes a "major growth initiative," and is hiring new instructors and others for the efforts.
August 3, 2015
Japan's government is pushing universities to shift away from the liberal arts and toward business or vocational programs, The Wall Street Journal reported. All 86 of the country's national universities were required to submit restructuring plans, and were told that their government funding would depend, in part, on how they follow through on this government goal.
August 3, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Chris Pires, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Missouri at Columbia, discusses his research on co-evolution. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 3, 2015
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, used a radio show last week to question the way public universities are admitting out-of-state applicants.

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