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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April 26, 2016
The University of California at San Francisco on Monday announced its largest gift: $185 million from Joan and Sanford I. Weill, philanthropists who in the past have given more than $600 million to Cornell University. The new gift will create the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, which will seek to accelerate the development of therapies for diseases affecting the brain and nervous system, including psychiatric disorders.
April 26, 2016
Federal authorities last week charged a Pennsylvania man with creating a scheme that resulted in $35 million in fraudulent payments for the education of veterans, NJ.com reported. The man's company told veterans that they were being educated by faculty members at Caldwell University, a private institution in New Jersey, when the veterans were actually enrolled in ED4MIL, an unaccredited online and correspondence program.
April 26, 2016
Azusa Pacific University is starting a master's program in psychology. Holy Family University is starting an undergraduate major in neuroscience.
April 26, 2016
Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.
April 25, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
April 25, 2016
A new logo for Emerson College (at right) is receiving widespread criticism from students and alumni.
April 25, 2016
The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, a group of 93 leading colleges introducing an alternative to the Common Application this summer, on Friday issued the essay prompts to be used on the first application. A notice from the coalition notes that colleges may or may not use the essay questions and/or may have their own questions.
April 25, 2016
U of Chicago coach tells judge that former speaker, about to be sentenced for hiding hush money to cover up charges he molested boys, is "outstanding human being" for taking on U.S. Education Department.
April 25, 2016
Mary V. Bauman, chair of the Hope College board, sent out a message to the campus this weekend that pledged to work on tensions that have surfaced after word spread that board members were talking about firing President John C. Knapp, who enjoys wide support from students, faculty members and alumni. "There is no question we could have handled this personnel issue better.

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