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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December 2, 2016
Ohio State administrator criticized those who were celebrating the death of student who was killed as he was stabbing others.
December 2, 2016
Austin College has announced that it is dropping its requirement that applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. The college will now accept, instead of test scores, an expository paper written for a high school course, with teacher comments and a final grade on the paper.
December 2, 2016
The College Board on Thursday announced a new process for people with disabilities to request test accommodations. Under the new system, most students who have been approved for test accommodations in high school will receive accommodations as long as their high school can answer two questions in the affirmative: “Is the requested accommodation(s) in the student’s plan?” and “Has the student used the accommodation(s) for school testing?”
December 1, 2016
San Francisco officials are engaged in a major political battle over whether the city can end tuition charges at City College of San Francisco, The San Francisco Examiner reported. City voters approved a measure in November that would create the funds that city officials said prior to the election would be used to make CCSF free.
December 1, 2016
A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday added $5 million to the $7.3 million a state jury has awarded Mike McQueary over his treatment by Pennsylvania State University after the scandal broke about Jerry Sandusky's abuse of many boys, the Associated Press reported. McQueary, then an assistant football coach, reported to Penn State that he saw what appeared to be abuse, but the university did not act on his information.
December 1, 2016
Salem State reopens exhibit that was shuttered based on student criticisms but places most controversial piece behind drapes. Maryland Institute College of Art involves students in displaying piece on the KKK.
November 30, 2016
A new report documents unequal patterns involving gender in law school enrollments -- patterns that relate to employment prospects after law school. Among the findings:


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