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 5, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Rhondda Thomas, associate professor of African-American literature at Clemson University, sheds light on the enslaved people who labored to build the institution. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 5, 2016
Stanford University announced Thursday that its next president will be Marc Tessier-Lavigne, a neuroscientist who is currently president of Rockefeller University.
February 5, 2016
At Simon Fraser U, professors were stunned by video university posted on its website that suggested female faculty members could be viewed as sex objects -- in the name of saving energy.
February 5, 2016
Openings are down and the number of new Ph.D.s in the field far outpaces available positions, report finds.
February 5, 2016
Faculty members have voted no confidence in the leaders of City Colleges of Chicago and the University of Akron. At City Colleges of Chicago, faculty leaders say Chancellor Cheryl Hyman makes decisions about important issues such as tuition, registration regulations and various other matters without consulting with the faculty, The Chicago Tribune reported. Many political and business leaders in Chicago back the chancellor.
February 4, 2016
Simpson College, in Iowa, is facing criticism from some alumni for plans to hire a coach for a shooting team, The Des Moines Register reported. Students on the shooting team say that they are a student club like any other, and that they promote safe and responsible use of guns for sport.
February 4, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Mads Daugaard, senior research scientist and assistant professor of urology at the University of British Columbia, explores how a sugar protein may be the answer to an easier method of treating cancer. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 4, 2016
Suffolk University issued a statement Wednesday afternoon stating that Margaret McKenna, the president (at right), and Andrew Meyer, the boa

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