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 28, 2016
Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.
April 28, 2016
The University of Washington has pulled an infographic that offered advice to potential cheerleaders, amid widespread criticism that it was sexist,
April 28, 2016
Ted Cruz, who is trailing Donald Trump in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, on Wednesday said he would name Carly Fiorina as his running mate. Fiorina's presidential campaign never took off, but she has one distinction of interest to academics. She is a rare Republican political figure in that she has noted value in a liberal arts education. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, Fiorina studied philosophy and medieval history.
April 28, 2016
A residential college will still feature name of leading advocate for slavery. But university will drop use of "master" to describe those who lead residential colleges.
April 28, 2016
Linda Katehi has held on as chancellor despite numerous controversies, but she is placed on leave over issues related to employing her daughter-in-law.
April 27, 2016
Three first-year medical students at Northwestern University were taking a break Monday in a park near Northwestern Medical Hospital when they noticed a man who did not appear well.
April 27, 2016
The faculty union at the financially troubled City College of San Francisco is planning a one-day strike today. So the college is shutting down for the day. A statement from CCSF said: "Under these circumstances, closing the school and its 11 locations on Wednesday is the safest and most prudent course of action.
April 27, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:

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