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 6, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Philipp Ruprecht, professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, is figuring out how volcanoes function. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 6, 2015
IT staff members at George Fox University have been saving iMac boxes as new machines are purchased and distributed -- with a major project in mind.
August 6, 2015
Pennsylvania State University this week unveiled
August 6, 2015
Valdosta State University announced Wednesday that 33 faculty and staff members will have their positions eliminated, WALB News reported. Details on which jobs are being eliminated were not available. Officials at the Georgia institution blamed a 17 percent decline in enrollment since 2011.
August 5, 2015
A former assistant professor is suing Northwest Christian University, in Oregon, saying that she was fired for being pregnant outside of marriage, The Oregonian reported. The suit states that a dean told her that maintaining a non-marital relationship with the father would set a bad example for students. When the professor said she would stay in the relationship without marriage, the university fired her, the suit charges.
August 5, 2015
At Tuesday's "Demo Day," a White House event to promote entrepreneurship, more than 100 engineering deans issued a pledge to promote diversity efforts. Specifically the deans -- through the American Society for Engineering Education -- said that they would develop diversity plans for their institutions, create at least one K-12 or community college "pipeline activity" to attract a more diverse pool of students to their institutions, and promote partnerships with non-Ph.D. granting engineering colleges that serve groups that are under-represented in engineering.  
August 5, 2015
Western New England University has dropped its requirement that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. However, those applicants who opt not to submit test scores will be required to do an additional essay.  
August 5, 2015
With many people worldwide increasingly outraged over big-game hunting, an accountant at Idaho State University has become the next target of anger.
August 5, 2015
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today "Recruiting International Students," our latest print-on-demand compilation of articles. The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.
August 5, 2015
American Society for Microbiology shows that a scientific group with relatively few female speakers can change things dramatically in just a few years.

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