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 5, 2016
University rejects student demands to drop name from public affairs school, but pledges to provide context on Wilson’s legacy of racism. U of Mississippi, meanwhile, debates the right context for a statue of a Confederate soldier.
April 5, 2016
ACPA: College Student Educators International announced Monday that it is moving an assessment institute planned for June in Charlotte, N.C., to Baltimore.
April 5, 2016
A new Gallup survey for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation finds students supportive of free expression on campus, but with limits. By a large margin -- 78 percent to 22 percent -- more students say colleges should expose students to all types of speech and viewpoints than say colleges should prohibit biased or offensive speech in the furtherance of a positive learning environment.
April 5, 2016
As of Monday evening, nine students continued to
April 4, 2016
Harvard and Princeton Universities have released their responses to questions from members of Congress about the way they use their endowments. The questions come amid heightened scrutiny of the wealthiest universities.
April 4, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
April 4, 2016
Alabama A&M University fired Edward Jones, a tenured professor, after finding videos of him having oral sex with two students, AL.com reported. Jones was most recently director of the teacher education and certification program at the university. His lawyer declined to comment, but Jones has sued the university, charging it with harassing him for raising concerns about various administrative issues at the institution.
April 4, 2016
The Florida Senate and House of Representatives have passed a bill to close a loophole legislators created to allow the state to license unaccredited for-profit degree programs for physical therapy assistants, The Miami Herald reported. The move follows a Herald series that noted that many graduates of the programs were unable to find work and left with large debts.
April 4, 2016
Some students and others are asking why the board of Essex County College, in New Jersey, suspended Gale Gibson, the president, and Rashidah Hasan, the college's general counsel and vice president for human resources, NJ.com reported. There has been no public explanation for their suspensions, but there have been reports of a financial investigation. Students and supporters of Gibson have said they deserve an explanation of what is going on.
April 4, 2016
Vice provost at U of Wisconsin makes an unusually frank video in response to a racial incident -- and attracts attention most university statements never receive.

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