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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March 2, 2015
Wyoming Catholic College announced last week that it will not participate in federal student aid or loan programs. The college, founded in 2005, achieved candidate status for accreditation last year, making it eligible to apply to participate in federal student aid programs.
March 2, 2015
Institutional research offices, at the campus and system levels, are facing increased pressure, but are not generally being provided with the resources they need, according to a new study by the National Association of System Heads. The report notes that IR offices were once viewed by many as assuring compliance with various regulations about submission of data.
March 2, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Ritch Savin-Williams, a psychologist at Cornell University, offers a new perspective on the sexuality spectrum. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
March 2, 2015
In a new edition of "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free news podcast, Stanford University's Roland Greene and the New Faculty Majority's Maria Maisto join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green for a conversation about the impact and implications of National Adjunct Walkout Day. And in our other segment, Jim Grossman of the American Historical Association discusses the fight over Advanced Placement U.S.
March 2, 2015
The National University of Ireland at Galway has agreed to suspend asking new employees a series of health questions that were criticized as sexist by many faculty members, The Connacht Tribune reported. Among the questions: “Do you suffer with any problems with your menstrual periods? Do you suffer any breast problems?
March 2, 2015
Barry Freundel, a Washington rabbi who last month pleaded guilty to voyeurism charges, has agreed to quit a tenured faculty position teaching religion and ethics at Towson University, The Baltimore Sun reported. Freundel pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping dozens of women as they used a Jewish ritual bath. He was suspended from Towson, with pay, after he was arrested in October.  
March 2, 2015
Instructors with Asian-sounding last names receive lower ratings on Rate My Professors than others. Why?
March 2, 2015
Purdue told employees that days off for vacation, sick leave and other reasons would be combined in a streamlined program. Then employees did the math.
March 2, 2015
Senior officials see salary gains, with those at public institutions having slightly larger raises.
March 2, 2015
Academic at Rhodes College, who in the past has been criticized by right-wing American groups, is featured in magazine of the Islamic State as example of an apostate who should be killed.

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