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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May 23, 2016
Members of the University of California at Irvine chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine on Wednesday night disrupted an event where the film Beneath the Helmet, about five Is
May 23, 2016
Supporters of academic publishing worry about what Northern Illinois U may decide about a small press that punches above its weight in scholarship.
May 23, 2016
Hampden-Sydney College announced on its Facebook page that General Jerry Boykin (at right) has accepted a contract for the next year to teach in the college's military leadership and national
May 23, 2016
Pomona changes criteria for evaluating teaching to include whether professors are "attentive to diversity in the student body."
May 23, 2016
At Hamilton, Pat Reynolds has mastered the art of reading names of graduates with speed and accuracy.
May 23, 2016
The Asian Americanno hypen in its name -sj Coalition for Education will today announce that it is asking the U.S. Education Department to find that Brown and Yale Universities and Dartmouth College discriminate against Asian-American applicants. The complaint cites data such as the increasing number of Asian-American applicants and studies that have found that, on average, Asian-Americans need higher grades and test scores to earn admission to elite colleges, and comments from former admissions officers to back up that view.
May 23, 2016
Organizations that represent research universities have been negotiating with federal agencies over proposed regulations that they fear would effectively prevent many international students from participating in studies financed by business. Currently international students generally may work on basic research, but there are more restrictions on classified research. The new regulations would make research subject to proprietary review by corporate sponsors ineligible for the basic research exemption.
May 23, 2016
The actor Hank Azaria returned to his alma mater, Tufts University, Sunday as commencement speaker. Azaria is well-known for many roles he has played, and also as the voice of a number of characters on the animated show The Simpsons. He gave Tufts graduates some advice from those characters (in their voices). Enjoy.
May 23, 2016
Stellenbosch University on Sunday announced that its governing council had approved new principles for a language policy.

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