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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March 15, 2017
The next decade will see a shortage of between 40,800 and 104,900 doctors, according to data released Tuesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The variation depends on a variety of factors, including public policy, the rate of physician retirement and the increased use of other health professionals to perform some of the duties of physicians. The analysis is an update of past AAMC reports.
March 15, 2017
Much of the Northeast and some Middle Atlantic and Midwestern states were hit by snow and ice on Tuesday, leading many campuses to close for the day. Here are a few of the scenes from the region as shared on Twitter -- plus some sympathy from a university that is used to plenty of snow.
March 15, 2017
A one-line critique of the fashion choices of some white women leads to debate over journalism and cultural appropriation, and to threats made to Latina students.
March 14, 2017
Professors have come to know that football and basketball coaches' salaries at big-time athletic institutions will be stratospheric compared to what faculty members earn.
March 14, 2017
Kentucky State University's board voted Monday to name M. Christopher Brown the university's next president, The Courier-Journal reported. Many faculty members and others were unhappy with the search and questioned whether any of the finalists were worthy of leading the financially challenged historically black college. Brown has most recently been provost at Southern University.
March 14, 2017
Assumption College: John L. Allen, Jr., editor of Crux, a publication that focuses on news of the Vatican and Roman Catholic Church.
March 14, 2017
A majority of the most talented young scientists -- measured as finalists in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, a competition for high school students called the "Junior Nobel" -- are the children of immigrants, according to an analysis by the National Foundation for American Policy.

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