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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November 2, 2015
The Humanities Indicators Project of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is continuing to explore the career outcomes for humanities graduates. Two new data sets explore gender and its impact on humanities graduates' salaries and occupations.
November 1, 2015
A shooting at Winston-Salem State University early Sunday killed one and injured one. The university said both shooting victims are students. The gunman has not been apprehended.
October 30, 2015
First, ACT asked colleges to be flexible as the testing organization was not meeting deadlines to deliver score reports. Now the College Board is asking colleges to be flexible as it is behind schedule on delivering SAT reports. The College Board has responded to numerous comments on Twitter by saying that it is working to deliver scores as soon as possible. However, with Nov.
October 30, 2015
Today on the Academic Minute, George Uetz, professor of biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati, tells us all about purring spiders. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
October 30, 2015
On Inside Higher Ed's Twitter account, we asked readers to tweet their answers to the question: What would scare academics this Halloween? Below are the winning tweets (whose authors will be receiving treats). All the entries may be found under the hashtag #IHEtrickortreat. Happy Halloween to all.
October 30, 2015
Federal appeals court finds memo from Georgia State psychologists criticizing management of counseling center had no First Amendment protection.
October 30, 2015
The University of Louisville is apologizing for a photo (at right) that showed President James Ramsey posing with his staff wearing
October 30, 2015
Tyrone Mushatt, former head basketball coach at Westchester Community College, was arrested Thursday on nine felony counts related to transcript fraud, The Journal News reported. He allegedly used the false transcripts to help get star players scholarships at St. John's, Quinnipiac and Florida A&M Universities, among others. His lawyer denied the charges.


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