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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May 14, 2018
Joe Van Gogh Coffee announced Friday that it would end all ties to Duke University and shut down its coffee shop on campus. A Duke vice president was offended by the music he heard there (a rap song featuring the N-word) and complained, leading to the firing of two baristas.
May 14, 2018
Apprenticeships, extra security for AP tests, free community college.
May 14, 2018
System statement says policies will be changed to prevent a repeat of this year's revoking of scholarships. But it says it can't provide funds to help those who lost grants.
May 14, 2018
Admission to law schools could see changes.
May 14, 2018
The first class of students who participated in Tennessee Promise, the pioneering state program to offer free community college, are graduating at higher rates than those in the previous class did, The Tennessean reported. For those who started community college when the program began, 21.5 percent graduated within five years. That's seven percentage points higher than the prior class.
May 14, 2018
To mark commencement season, North Carolina State University invited graduating seniors to a studio to try on a graduation robe and to discuss off the cuff their feelings about graduating. The student pride might challenge cynics out there. The videos may be found here. We've placed one below.
May 14, 2018
Princeton admits first transfer applicants since 1990. And new data may help those colleges that never stopped.
May 14, 2018
Washington & Jefferson has roughly equal split between male and female students, a ratio many colleges would envy, but it's seeking more women.
May 14, 2018
ACT has raised some eyebrows by announcing a new program -- for which participants must pay -- to train those who tutor test takers.
May 14, 2018
In hiring in higher education, the jobs seeing the most growth in the number of openings in the last year are data analysts and police/public safety officers, according to a survey being released today by CUPA-HR. A full report is available for purchase from the association.

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