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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February 9, 2015
The American Anthropological Association has issued a statement on climate change and the need for broad study of its impact. The statement -- consistent with the scientific consensus -- states that climate change is a "present reality" and will have a growing and profound impact on humanity.
February 9, 2015
Sojourner-Douglass College, in Maryland, has closed a satellite campus as the college fights to deal with serious financial and accreditation problems, The Baltimore Sun reported. All but one of the employees at the Anne Arundel County campus have lost their jobs. Students are being helped to transfer to college's main campus in Baltimore or elsewhere. The college currently has 750 students, down from about 1,300 before the recent problems.  
February 9, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Frank Frisch, a kinesiologist at Chapman University, discusses his research on workplace stress and degenerative disease. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
February 9, 2015
Sami Al-Arian, who was fired as a tenured professor by the University of South Florida in 2003, was deported last week from the United States to Turkey. Al-Arian was fired after he was indicted on federal charges of helping a terrorist group. In 2005, a jury cleared him of some charges and deadlocked on others -- convicting him of nothing. He has continued to deny doing anything illegal, but in 2006 he accepted a plea agreement under which he served jail time and agreed to be deported after that.
February 9, 2015
On the latest "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free news podcast, Kevin Eagan of the University of California at Los Angeles Cooperative Institutional Research Program and Kevin Kruger of NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education joined Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and "This Week" moderator Casey Green to review and analyze the findings of this year's freshmen survey, which showed students under ever-growing str
February 9, 2015
In response to measles outbreak, colleges make new push on vaccinations. Meanwhile, norovirus spreads in Virginia.
February 9, 2015
When students go to popular Web site to rate professors, their word choices appear to depend on whether instructors are men or women, new analysis finds.
February 9, 2015
Dennis J. Murray announced Saturday that he plans to step down as president of Marist College in June 2016. Murray has already served 36 years in the position -- an unusually lengthy tenure for a president these days.

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