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 28, 2016
Edwin Lara, a part-time campus public safety officer at Central Oregon Community College, has been charged with murder for allegedly running over a woman on campus and then getting rid of her body, CNN reported. Lara was arrested in California, based in part on a tip from his wife.
July 28, 2016
Carthage College, in Wisconsin, has dropped its requirement that applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. The college explained the shift this way: "Why test optional? This policy aligns with our admissions philosophy of holistic review and aligns with the college’s strategic plan on access. The best indication of whether a student will be successful at Carthage College is their performance in high school -- the grades they earn and the rigor of their course work."
July 27, 2016
Chippewa Valley Technical College is starting an associate degree in professional communications. Oakland University, in Michigan, is starting a master’s degree in cybersecurity.
July 26, 2016
Pepperdine University has told the U.S. Department of Education that it no longer wishes to be exempt from Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and will abide by the antibias policy.
July 25, 2016
The University of California Board of Regents voted last week to add a new rule for those administrators who wish to do consulting work or serve on the boards of companies, The San Francisco Chronicle reported. The administrators must now demonstrate how the work benefits the University of California. About 50 senior administrators already have such arrangements with companies and they are exempt from the rules.
July 25, 2016
The Education Department has released a new list of colleges and universities under heightened cash monitoring, which means that they are subject to far greater oversight than other colleges in federal student aid programs. A variety of compliance issues can land a college on the list. Most of the colleges on the list are for-profit institutions.
July 25, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Jonathan Wynn, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, discusses how more performances and less concrete can lead to fewer problems for cities. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 25, 2016
Academic at center of dispute at Seattle University -- subject of lengthy sit-in demanding her ouster and protest defending her -- will retire.

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