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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June 13, 2016
Colleges in the area try to reassure students. Press reports say two victims were students. Nationwide, attack on gay club prompts vigils, discussion and sadness.
June 10, 2016
A new law in South Carolina will require public colleges and universities to publish reports on fraternity and sorority misconduct related to drugs, alcohol, assaults and hazing, The Post and Courier reported. The law is named for Tucker Hipps, a Clemson University student found dead in a lake in 2014 in a tragedy widely viewed as linked to hazing.
June 10, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Tin-Chin Chu, associate professor of biological sciences at Seton Hall University, reveals that the secret to combating antibiotic resistant bacteria could be in your mug today. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 10, 2016
Columbia University announced that it will no longer require applicants to submit two SAT subject tests, which are offered in a range of fields. Only a small number of colleges require the subject tests. The university also announced that it will not require the writing portion of the SAT or ACT, one of which applicants must still take.
June 10, 2016
Voters in five California community college districts approved measures Tuesday to authorize bonds for construction and renovation projects. The bond total tops $2.7 billion. Here are the districts and the totals approved:
June 9, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Clarkson University Laurel Kuxhaus, mechanical and aeronautical engineering Hamilton College Russell Marcus, philosophy Benjamin Widdis, literature and creative writing Meredith College Kevin Hunt, foreign languages and literatures Cecilia Toole, education Middlebury College
June 9, 2016
The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success is unveiling a new college application this summer and has announced which of its members will be using it in the next admissions cycle and which are holding off a year. Fifty-eight will use the new application and 36 will not. The list may be found here.
June 9, 2016
Folsom Lake College, in California, has announced a new program in which eligible students will receive a free year of community college. Funds are being provided by the college's foundation and the city of Rancho Cordova.

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