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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August 24, 2016
Facing growing public outrage over its firing of an instructor for absenteeism when her absences were due to cancer treatment, China's Lanzhou Jiaotong University issued a statement that said it was “deeply sorry” and agreed to pay the instructor back wages, The New York Times reported. Anger over the case has only grown, however, because the instructor -- Liu Lingli -- died before the apology was issued.
August 24, 2016
Eight athletes at Texas Woman's University were hospitalized this weekend and one has since been released with symptoms related to rhabdomyolysis, a serious and rare condition involving muscle tissue breakdown. The university and Texas health authorities are investigating.
August 24, 2016
Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.
August 23, 2016
Ruling denies injunction professors sought to block new Texas law.
August 23, 2016
This is the time of year when parents who drop off children for the first time (or maybe not even the first time) may feel emotionally challenged after they leave. Colorado College's Parent and Family Relations division helps them out by providing tissues. Colorado officials say the tradition goes back a few years and is popular with parents getting ready for that ride in a car that is no longer packed with their child's possessions or their child.
August 23, 2016
In Southern California, parking is always a challenge.
August 23, 2016
An inspiring story from the University of Miss
August 22, 2016
Ken Starr (at right) has resigned from his faculty position at the law school of Baylor University.
August 22, 2016
Ohio University is not commenting on whether it will keep the name of the Roger E.

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