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 8, 2016
Dortmund Technical University, in Germany, has closed its prayer room after disputes over the actions of Muslim students in the room, the Associated Press reported. Some Muslim students required Muslim women in the room to wear veils and to be seated separately from men during services. Such practices violate university rules on gender equity.
February 8, 2016
Goucher says students admitted on the basis of a short film did better academically than those who applied in traditional ways. But is sample large enough to be meaningful?
February 8, 2016
Wheaton of Illinois and professor it tried to fire over her statements about God reach deal under which she will leave.
February 8, 2016
Virginia Tech is again facing scrutiny on the way it provides mental health services to students. In 2007, many raised questions about missed clues that Seung-Hui Cho, a student who murdered 32 people and then killed himself, was a danger to himself and others.
February 8, 2016
Delilah White, a visiting assistant professor of mass communications at Emory & Henry College, in Virginia, quit her job last week amid fallout from a campus protest, WCYB News reported. Minority students held a rally at the college last week. White supported the protest, and in a statement quoted by the news outlet, she said fallout from that support made it impossible for her to continue at the college.
February 8, 2016
A new hashtag many readers might enjoy (its title may sound sad, but many of the entries appear to be intended for a chuckle) is #4wordacademicsadstory: Some of our favorite entries: p-values were almost significant#4wordacademicsadstory
February 5, 2016
Suffolk University announced Friday afternoon that President Margaret McKenna will stay in office for now, but will leave no later than the beginning of the 2017-18
February 5, 2016
Chicago State University on Thursday declared that it was in a state of financial exigency due to the state failing to adopt a budget and provide funds, The Chicago Tribune reported. All public colleges and universities in the state have been voicing concerns about the impact of the state's inaction, but Chicago State has been warning that it may run out of money by next month.

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