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 2, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Michael Howell, a neurologist at the University of Minnesota, discusses his research on a sleep disorder that is characterized by intense physical motions. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 2, 2015
Parental love and support do not eliminate the dangers of helicopter parenting, according to a new study. The findings are important, researchers say, because they debunk the view of some helicopter parents that they are simply showering their children with love, which must be a good thing. Researchers at Brigham Young University studied undergraduates at four universities (not including Brigham Young).
June 2, 2015
The University of Sydney on Monday announced plans to shift undergraduate degrees from three to four years as part of a major overhaul of instruction, The Sydney Morning News reported. University officials said that more time was needed to promote critical thinking and other key skills.
June 2, 2015
While English is on the rise as language of instruction worldwide, experts consider whether it is as universal as some say -- and whether its expansion has downsides.
June 1, 2015
J. Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives who was indicted last week, has resigned from the board of a center at Wheaton College in Illinois that has been named for him. The college accepted Hastert's resignation and also announced that the name of the J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government and Public Policy will change to the Wheaton College Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy.
June 1, 2015
Uber, the fast-growing taxi alternative, has lured 40 robotics researchers away from Carnegie Mellon University, The Wall Street Journal reported. Uber -- offering higher salaries -- hired the researchers to work on the company's project to create driverless cars. All of the departures have created numerous problems for Carnegie Mellon, which lost some research grants when faculty members left.
June 1, 2015
Countries with campuses from other nations lack agreement on how to define such arrangements, track data from institutions and assure quality control, report says.
June 1, 2015
New global survey of those in positions of influence finds that 44 percent have a degree in social sciences. Another 11 percent studied humanities.

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