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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April 1, 2015
The University of Houston is paying $135,000 for Matthew McConaughey to speak at commencement this year,
April 1, 2015
Many college leaders are speaking out against Indiana's new law allowing individuals and businesses to discriminate if they feel called upon by their religious beliefs to do so. Among the more notable reactions Tuesday:
April 1, 2015
Two police officers at El Centro College, part of the Dallas County Community College District, have been suspended amid an investigation of a video that appears to show them mistreating four black teenagers, The Dallas Morning News reported. The video shows the police officers, without visible provocation, lining up the teens against the wall, taunting them, grabbing them and arresting them.
April 1, 2015
Conflicting reports circulated Tuesday about the status of a conference, International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism, scheduled for next month at the University of Southampton, in Britain. The conference has been the subject of intense debate over the last month. Some defenders of Israel and others have charged that the conference is one-sided and designed to question the right of Israel to exist.
March 31, 2015
New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Monday announced a settlement with the National Junior College Athletic Association under which the N.J.C.A.A. agreed to end a rule limiting eligibility to students who attended high school in the United States for at least three years.
March 31, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Jaime Cloud, an evolutionary psychologist at Western Oregon University, profiles human mating psychology. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
March 31, 2015
County attorney seeks injunction to block closure and to replace president and board, charging that they have violated several laws.
March 31, 2015
Justice Department says Southeastern Oklahoma State discriminated against a professor on the basis of gender identity.
March 31, 2015
The Rhodes Scholarship Program will soon expand to China, The New York Times reported. The article noted that the expansion reflects a push by many of the world's top universities to recruit talent in China, and also a desire by many of those universities (and the Rhodes scholarships) to raise money in the country.  

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