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 28, 2015
Eastern New Mexico University's board voted Friday to stop the institution's use of "Zias" for women's athletic teams. Going forward, both the men's and women's teams will be called the Greyhounds. Unlike some colleges that were pressured to change team names, Eastern New Mexico came to the decision itself, based on discussions with the Zia Pueblo, where the name originated. “No one pressured Eastern to do this,” said a statement from Steven Gamble, the university's president.
April 28, 2015
Stanford University authorities are investigating and condemning the spray painting of swastikas and anarchy symbols on three student residences at the university. The three houses -- a co-op, Casa Italiana and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity -- likely have or had some Jewish residents over the years, but are not identified as Jewish institutions or notably popular with Jewish students.
April 28, 2015
Several colleges and universities in Baltimore closed early Monday, as protests over the death of Freddie Gray turned violent. Gray, a black man who died in unclear circumstances while in police custody, is to many the latest symbol of police mistreatment of black men.
April 27, 2015
An article in The New York Times explores the lives of 2010 law school graduates, many of whom have struggled to find the kind of jobs they thought they would have after finishing law school.
April 27, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
April 27, 2015
Students at the University of Warwick, in Britain, are criticizing a new logo, saying it doesn't reflect the university and was a waste of money to create. A petition raises concerns that "University of" will be dropped, and states that students have reacted with "visible shock and displeasure" when shown the logo.
April 27, 2015
George Washington U is taking action against Jewish student who posted a symbol he brought back from India. Other campuses are accused of not doing enough about the hateful use of the image.
April 27, 2015
Geoff Chatas, who had announced he was leaving the top financial position at Ohio State University, won't be leaving after all, Northeast Ohio Media Group reported. Chatas had announced that he had accepted a position with QIC, an investment company.

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