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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June 20, 2017
Greg Patterson, chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents, has been in the news this week over his recording of a meeting at which he mocked a state legislator. Now Patterson has resigned. In his resignation letter, he wrote that he does not "wish to be a distraction" from the work of the board and of the universities it governs.
June 20, 2017
College of Saint Rose is starting a master’s program in business analytics. Guilford College is starting an undergraduate major in public health.
June 20, 2017
Major League Baseball is today announcing a deal in which Northeastern University courses and programs will be available to players, using continuin
June 20, 2017
Ruth Simmons (right) was on Monday named interim president of Prairie View A&M University, effective July 1.
June 20, 2017
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced Monday that its annual prize for elite colleges that promote equity is going to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this year. The $1 million prize is designed to show that colleges with highly competitive admissions can also craft admissions and financial aid programs to enroll many low-income students. UNC said it would match the $1 million to create a new $2 million fund to support efforts for low-income students.
June 19, 2017
Two years into an unusual approach to international admissions, University of San Francisco finds that it's working.
June 19, 2017
Free tuition in New York State and at U of Michigan, lower college-going rates for those who grew up in times of high unemployment, and more.  
June 19, 2017
Another women's colleges goes completely coeducational, renewing discussion of viability of single-sex colleges -- and of institutions that start to recruit male students.
June 19, 2017
The queries typically focus on intellectual questions. One of them this year offers a chance at humor.
June 19, 2017
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