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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May 2, 2016
The Education Writers Association on Sunday released "State of the Education Beat 2016," an examination of trends in journalistic coverage of all levels of education. Among the findings:
May 2, 2016
The Education Department is now making public a list of all the colleges and universities that have received religious exemptions to parts of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The department is also making public a list of those currently requesting the exemptions. All of the lists may be found here.
April 29, 2016
Cynthia Clark is suing the University of Texas at Arlington, charging that she lost her job as a lecturer after her diagnosis of liver cancer, The Star-Telegram reported. Clark tried to get courses assigned to her after she was hospitalized but describes being turned down for positions and losing her health insurance, despite having taught for years, winning rave reviews. She had started at the university as an adjunct and rose to the rank of senior lecturer.
April 29, 2016
Sean Decatur, president of Kenyon College, has announced that the college will commission an independent review of the way it handles sex assault allegations, and has said that the inquiry may lead to difficult questions for the college. He noted that he has regularly heard from victims of sex assaults, and those accused, with both groups saying that the system does not work fairly.
April 29, 2016
Four students at the University of Georgia were killed and another was injured in a car crash Wednesday night.
April 29, 2016
Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead, who has served in that position for 12 years, announced Thursday that he will step down on June 30, 2017.
April 29, 2016
Ripon College has dropped a requirement that all applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. The college says applicants can simply decide for themselves whether to submit scores.
April 29, 2016
Middle Tennessee State University has announced plans to change the name of Forrest Hall, which honors Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederat

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