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 30, 2015
Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.
June 29, 2015
Northwest Nazarene stands behind elimination of job of tenured theologian, but will let him teach part-time for a few years. His supporters believe he is being punished for views on evolution and other issues.
June 29, 2015
Arkansas State University is starting a bachelor of science program in social media management. Community College of Baltimore County is starting an associate degree in design, fabrication and advanced manufacturing.
June 29, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Emily O’Brien, a medical instructor at Duke University Medical Center, discusses her work to treat the cardiac condition. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 29, 2015
Albright College, in Pennsylvania, announced last week that it is suspending operations of its campus in Mesa, Ariz. Albright cited lower than projected enrollments. Mesa recruited five private colleges to start operating a higher education center there, on the theory that they could attract students to programs that were already doing well at home campus locations. But enrollments have lagged.
June 29, 2015
Pennsylvania State University announced Friday that its College of Liberal Arts experienced two cyberattacks. These attacks took place after enhanced security measures were adopted in the wake of a May attack on Penn State's engineering college network. Penn State said that its investigation of the new incidents uncovered "no evidence that personally identifiable information or research data were compromised."
June 29, 2015
Some experts see threat to tax-exempt status of institutions if they continue to bar same-sex relationships.
June 29, 2015
Washington University in St. Louis has been widely criticized based on its relative lack of diversity compared to other colleges with highly competitive admissions and significant funds for financial aid. Many have suggested that the university's practice of offering generous scholarships to applicants with high SAT scores and grades, but not much real financial need, was responsible.

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