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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July 19, 2016
The College of the Ozarks has banned Pokémon Go from parts of its campus, OzarksFirst.com reported. The college campus has memorials to veterans and to those who died on Sept. 11 and does not want those playing the game to distract from the experience of visiting those memorials, officials said. Students may still play in their residence halls and some other parts of the campus.
July 19, 2016
Ukrainian authorities have confirmed that one of their citizens, who matches the description of a student at MacEwan University, in Canada, is among those killed in the terrorist attack in Nice, CBC News reported. The authorities declined, however, to confirm that the victim is Mykhaylo Bazelevskyy, who has been studying at MacEwan and has been missing since the attack.
July 18, 2016
Phil DiStefano, chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder, told the Board of Regents last week that some black athletes called the campus athletic center "The Plantation" as they viewed it as the place their unpaid labor benefited others, The Daily Camera reported. DiStefano said a staff member told him about this name for the athletic center, and the reason it was used.
July 18, 2016
Malcolm Gladwell says trade-off exists between high-quality campus dining and admitting low-income students. Bowdoin questions his logic and ethics.
July 18, 2016
Azusa Pacific University is starting a master of science program in athletic training. Borough of Manhattan Community College, of City University of New York, is starting an associate degree in science for health professionals.
July 15, 2016
A study by the police department at the University of Maryland at College Park has faulted one use of pepper spray at a student party in May, defended another use of pepper spray and suggested that the university police might have avoided the use of pepper spray completely. Authorities were called to break up a graduation party largely attended by black students. While the specific incidents at the party may have justified the use of pepper spray, the report said that a larger issue is whether it was necessary.
July 14, 2016
The University of Wisconsin's Multicultural Student Center is being criticized for organizing separate meetings for white and minority students to discuss the recent shootings in the United States, The Wisconsin State Journal reported. The center has deleted the Facebook posts advertising the meetings.

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