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 4, 2016
The Florida Senate and House of Representatives have passed a bill to close a loophole legislators created to allow the state to license unaccredited for-profit degree programs for physical therapy assistants, The Miami Herald reported. The move follows a Herald series that noted that many graduates of the programs were unable to find work and left with large debts.
April 4, 2016
Some students and others are asking why the board of Essex County College, in New Jersey, suspended Gale Gibson, the president, and Rashidah Hasan, the college's general counsel and vice president for human resources, NJ.com reported. There has been no public explanation for their suspensions, but there have been reports of a financial investigation. Students and supporters of Gibson have said they deserve an explanation of what is going on.
April 4, 2016
Vice provost at U of Wisconsin makes an unusually frank video in response to a racial incident -- and attracts attention most university statements never receive.
April 4, 2016
As number of new Ph.D.s rises, the percentage of people earning a doctorate without a job waiting for them is up. While all disciplines face the problem, some have particularly high debt levels.
April 4, 2016
Nine students on Friday occupied the portion of an administration building that houses the offices of the president and other senior administrators.
April 4, 2016
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April 1, 2016
Officials at St. Mary's College of Maryland are investigating multiple fires that have been set in a dormitory, The Washington Post reported. The fires have students on edge and follow racial tensions linked to Confederate flags and swastika images on campus.
April 1, 2016
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin on Thursday ordered a 4.5 percent cut in the quarterly payments the state makes to public colleges and universities, The Courier-Journal reported. The governor says the state lacks enough money to continue present appropriations levels and wants a deeper cut for the next fiscal year.

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