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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July 15, 2016
A study by the police department at the University of Maryland at College Park has faulted one use of pepper spray at a student party in May, defended another use of pepper spray and suggested that the university police might have avoided the use of pepper spray completely. Authorities were called to break up a graduation party largely attended by black students. While the specific incidents at the party may have justified the use of pepper spray, the report said that a larger issue is whether it was necessary.
July 14, 2016
The University of Wisconsin's Multicultural Student Center is being criticized for organizing separate meetings for white and minority students to discuss the recent shootings in the United States, The Wisconsin State Journal reported. The center has deleted the Facebook posts advertising the meetings.
July 14, 2016
When Temple University President Neil D. Theobald ousted Provost Hai-Lung Dai last month, Dai did not directly respond to reports that he was responsible for a deficit of $22 million in the financial aid program. Leaks, however, suggested that this was the reason he lost his job as provost.
July 14, 2016
Author discusses his new book on a much praised philosophy for public higher education.
July 13, 2016
Weeks after the president ousted the provost, the board says it will remove the president.
July 13, 2016
Yale University on Tuesday released additional information about a stained-glass depiction of two slaves that a former work
July 13, 2016
Professors and presidents consider whether their business models, demographics and programs must change for institutions to thrive.
July 13, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Connecticut College Christine Chung, computer science Jennifer Rudolph, Hispanic studies Rachel Spicer, botany Jeff Strabone, English DePaul University

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