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 29, 2015
Robert Breuder, president of the College of DuPage, started a medical leave today, days before the college's board was expected to put him on administrative leave, The Chicago Tribune reported. Breuder has been the subject of intense scrutiny by many over accusations of inappropriate spending, and faculty leaders have been calling for his ouster.  
April 29, 2015
About 200 Emerson College students marched into a faculty meeting Tuesday to demand cultural sensitivity training for professors and more diversity-related courses for students, The Boston Globe reported. The students ended up outnumbering faculty members at the meeting.
April 29, 2015
Quinnipiac's leader shows up at a loud off-campus student party, to the delight of attendees. When video of the event circulates, his comments infuriate local leaders.  
April 29, 2015
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Tuesday that it will keep a question in one of its major surveys, the American Community Survey, about the field of study of those who have an undergraduate education. The bureau had proposed removing the question, but in an announcement in The Federal Register, the agency said that it had heard from many researchers concerned about eliminating the question.
April 29, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Jennifer Talarico, a psychologist at Lafayette College, discusses her work to better understand how memory works. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 28, 2015
Four Marquette University students were arrested Monday as part of a protest on a range of diversity-related issues,
April 28, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
April 28, 2015
Catholic University of America announced Monday that Pope Francis will celebrate Mass on the campus in September during his visit to the United States. The university is the only one in the United States to already have had visits from two popes: John Paul II in 1979 and Benedict XVI in 2008.
April 28, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Geoff Harkness, a sociologist at Morningside College, discusses his research interviewing athletes in the Middle East. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  

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