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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January 9, 2018
Emory University announced that the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has pledged $400 million to the university for research to cure diseases and to develop new models of patient care. The gift is the largest ever received by the university.
January 8, 2018
Intense advising shifts the college choices of low-income students, study finds.
January 8, 2018
The restaurant chain Hooters is opening a franchise in Abilene, Tex., near the campus of Abilene Christian University. The university is urging students not to take jobs at the restaurant, known for waitresses in revealing uniforms and an environment many consider sexist.
January 8, 2018
The American Alliance of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors on Friday issued a joint statement condemning a plan by La Salle University to sell 43 paintings from its collection, in the hope of raising $7 million. The university, facing a budget deficit, says it needs the money for a range of purposes.
January 8, 2018
Panel proposes overhaul of the sometimes controversial resolution process, which some members value. Tensions linger over movement -- rejected by the association last year -- to boycott Israeli academe.
January 8, 2018
Lyon College seeks advantage in recruiting students by allowing them to bring four-legged companions.
January 8, 2018
The economic value of earning a master's degree varies considerably by the subject matter of the degree, according to a report being released today by the American Enterprise Institute. The study is based on data from three states -- Colorado, Florida and Texas -- that track program-level earnings after graduation. The master's degrees with the greatest income gains were in business, information technology, engineering and real estate.
January 8, 2018
A lecturer in Native American studies at San Diego State University made inappropriate, disparaging remarks about white people and sent inappropriate Facebook messages to a white student last year, a state investigation concluded, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. The instructor "uses 'white' whenever he wishes to explain someone who has done something wrong, or bad," the state report concluded.
January 8, 2018
In this week’s “Admissions Insider”:
January 8, 2018
Enrollment decline; new television show; debate over nursing degrees; student debt in New York City; veto on aid for for-profits in New York State.

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