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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January 15, 2018
In October, the University of Hawaii sent out a message to all students and employees with the subject line "in case of nuclear attack." The email message featured links to various resources and explained, "In light of concerns about North Korea missile tests, state and federal agencies are providing information about nuclear threats and what to do in the unlikely event of a nuclear attack and radiation emergency." The email message received national press attention, some of it mocking.
January 12, 2018
Ave Maria University: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. High Point University: Josh Groban, the singer, songwriter and actor.
January 11, 2018
The board of Moody Bible Institute, a prominent Bible college, announced a series of changes in senior leadership Wednesday night, Christianity Today reported. The president and chief operating officer have resigned, and the provost has retired. The changes come amid reports of disputes over management and theology. Moody this week reportedly fired the host of one of its radio shows after she reported on tensions at the institution.
January 11, 2018
Trevecca Nazarene University has withdrawn from plans to host an event that was to have featured speakers widely seen as anti-Muslim, The Tennessean reported. The event was organized by Mae Beavers, who is a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Tennessee.
January 11, 2018
Co-editors discuss their no-holds-barred dictionary for academic life.
January 11, 2018
A much-anticipated independent report on allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior by a prominent professor at the University of Rochester was released today, and it finds that he did not violate university policies, but that he engaged -- early in his career -- in unprofessional and inappropriate relationships with students.
January 10, 2018
A federal judge in California Tuesday night blocked President Trump's order killing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, which has permitted about 800,000 young people -- many of them college students -- to remain in the United States although they lack permanent legal status to do so. President Obama created the program. Trump has at times, including Tuesday prior to the ruling, said that he wants to help the DACA students. But Trump has said Obama lacked the legal authority to start the program.
January 10, 2018
Randall Hansen is finding himself the unlikely beneficiary o


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