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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February 27, 2015
Revered figure in American higher education led Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987.
February 27, 2015
Kean University sent acceptance notices to 3,000 people this week whom the New Jersey institution did not intend to admit, at least at this time, NorthJersey.com reported. A few colleges or universities a year seem to make such mistakes, and Kean has apologized for the error. One unusual feature of this mistake was that the 3,000 included some people who should have received a notice that their applications were incomplete.
February 27, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Cory Koedel, a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Missouri at Columbia, discusses his efforts to improve the fairness of teaching evaluations. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
February 27, 2015
Marten Roorda will be the next CEO of ACT. Roorda currently is chief executive officer of Cito, an international nonprofit test publishing company based in the Netherlands. He will replace Jon Whitmore, who is retiring this fall.  
February 27, 2015
An Eastern Kentucky University student, responding to quite a bit of snow in the area last week, sent President Michael Benson this message on Twitter:
February 27, 2015
Barnes & Noble announced Thursday that it will spin off its college bookstore division into its own publicly traded company, The New York Times reported. The move represents a shift -- the company originally planned to spin off the college division along with the Nook e-reader division, but now plans to keep the latter.  
February 27, 2015
Last year, two athletes at Erskine College, a Christian institution affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, came out as gay. That news prompted antigay church members to demand that the college take action against gay people at the college.

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