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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April 30, 2018
The College of St. Joseph, in Vermont, is considering closing, The Rutland Herald reported. The board will hold a series of meetings in the next two weeks to discuss options. Low enrollment has led to financial problems. The college started the last academic year with 199 full-time undergraduates and hoped to have 250 this coming fall. So far, enrollment is falling short of projections.  
April 30, 2018
KIPP broadens definition of college counseling.
April 27, 2018
Mahmoud Hamad, an associate professor of political science at Drake University, has resigned following allegations that he spanked female students and had them sit on his lap, The Des Moines Register reported. The resignation is effective June 1 and he is not currently teaching. A university investigation found that he had “physically, sexually and verbally intimidated” some students.
April 27, 2018
Creighton University: Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space. Delaware Valley University: Michael A. Smerconish, a SiriusXM and CNN host.
April 27, 2018
New study finds that ending SAT and ACT requirements results in more applications and more diversity -- without any decline in graduation rates.
April 27, 2018
Temple University has long had close ties to Bill Cosby, who was convicted of sexual assault Thursday. The case in which Cosby was convicted involved a former administrator in the women's athletics program at the university, a woman who said she met Cosby when he was a trustee of the institution.
April 27, 2018
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jon Parrish Peede (at right) as the 11th chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Since William D. Adams, an appointee of President Obama, stepped down as chairman in May, Peede has been the senior person at the NEH.

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