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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October 25, 2016
The University of Cincinnati has agreed to suspend a new, controversial $150-per-semester fee required of international students, WCPO News reported. The university won't charge the fee for the coming spring semester but may bring it back in some future form. The fee is smaller than those charged at some other large universities but has caused considerable anger at Cincinnati.
October 25, 2016
Many Temple University students were unnerved and some were attacked Friday when a flash mob-style group of youths gathered near the campus, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. More than 150 people gathered, and some of them, for no known reason, attacked Temple students. Four of the participants -- aged 14 to 17 -- were arrested.
October 25, 2016
East Central University, in Oklahoma, is starting a master’s program on water policy. New York University is adding a social impact, innovation and investment specialization in its master of public administration degree in public and nonprofit management and policy.
October 24, 2016
Tom Hayden, who played a key role in student activism of the 1960s and went on to play a role in higher education
October 24, 2016
Dillard University, a historically black institution, might not be an expected site for an appearance by David Duke (right), the white supremacist former Ku Klux K
October 24, 2016
When University of Iowa students in 1955 elected Dora Martin Berry Miss State University of Iowa, the honor made national news because of Berry's race.
October 24, 2016
Wright State University has announced the elimination of 23 positions, including those of six faculty members, The Dayton Daily News reported. The faculty members are instructors on one-year contracts. The university has been making budget cuts to deal with sharp declines in its reserve fund, which dropped from $100 million in 2012 to $13 million as of June 30, and is expected to be depleted by the end of the year.
October 24, 2016
At Alabama, black students draw criticism from flag-carrying fans and ugly comments on social media. At Greenville, veterans take to the field (without permission).
October 24, 2016
Donald Trump's various statements on visa policy have alarmed many in international education, with most of the concerns focused on the potential impact on students coming from countries with large Muslim populations, countries for which the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to heighten scrutiny of visa applications. In a speech on Saturday, Trump made a new promise on immigration.

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