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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July 7, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Kentaro Toyama, professor of community information at the University of Michigan, discusses the equality of benefits technology offers. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 7, 2015
U.S. Army quietly shuts down Human Terrain System, which placed anthropologists and other scholars with military units in Iraq and Afghanistan and set off huge debate over scholarly ethics.
July 7, 2015
Someone spray-painted "KKK," "Black Lives Matter" and "Murderer" on the base of a statue of a Confederate soldier at the University of North Carolina at Chapel H
July 7, 2015
Point Park University is laying off 32 employees, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. Officials did not provide details on what they called a “strategic reorganization” that “better invests and aligns resources to support the evolving needs of students.”
July 7, 2015
Three higher education groups that have been strong supporters of the Common Core State Standards Initiative are this morning releasing a joint statement that calls for states to stick to efforts to promote standards. "The need for higher standards is clear.
July 6, 2015
The University of California at San Diego is suing the University of Southern California over the way a prominent scientist from UCSD was recruited to USC, The Los Angeles Times reported. The suit focuses on Paul Aisen, who with eight colleagues moved from UCSD to USC. Aisen won very large grants on researching Alzheimer's -- grants that UCSD say were awarded to that university and not to Aisen.
July 6, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday issued a ruling that rejects a U.S. Labor Department list of six factors to consider in determining whether internships can be unpaid.
July 6, 2015
The American College of Greece, which offers an American-style and American-accredited education for 2,500 students in Athens, is allowing students to enroll without making a down payment that would normally be required, in light of the closure of banks and Greece's economic crisis. The vote Sunday by Greek citizens against a bailout plan that would have imposed new austerity measures may add to the economic chaos. About 84 percent of students are Greek nationals, so the lack of access to their funds and family funds is significant.

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