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 20, 2017
Report that first Trump budget will try to kill arts and humanities endowments alarms many academics. Science programs in Energy Department could also face cuts.
January 20, 2017
Francis Collins (right), director of the National Institutes of Health throughout the Obama administration, has been asked to stay on th
January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017
Macmillan Learning this week announced the acquisition of Intellus Learning. Macmillan is the publisher of a range of education materials. Intellus is a company that helps colleges identify all the educational materials to which they have access and provides data on student use of various materials.
January 19, 2017
University leaders praise regulation for leaving out provisions on biospecimens opposed by many as too burdensome. Social scientists see some gains for their studies.
January 19, 2017
A much talked-about article in The New York Times Wednesday didn't have alumni of Davidson College bursting with pride. Many alumni and others noted the Davidson reference in the profile of Cameron Harris, a recent graduate who mastered the art of creating fake news and making money in the process. As the article notes, his fake news also appears to have had an impact that worked in the favor of Donald Trump in the presidential election.
January 19, 2017
Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago,
January 19, 2017
The University of Central Florida says Kenneth Vehec will no longer be hired as an adjunct instructor in psychology because the university found he gave some students perfect grades on their final papers in return for donating $100 to a charity, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The alleged arrangement was reported to an ethics hotline.
January 18, 2017
Immaculata University, in Pennsylvania, announced Tuesday that it is ending the requirement that undergraduate applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. The university is keeping the tests as a requirement for a few health professions programs.
January 18, 2017
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California System, has been undergoing cancer treatment for several months, the university

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