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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April 29, 2016
Sean Decatur, president of Kenyon College, has announced that the college will commission an independent review of the way it handles sex assault allegations, and has said that the inquiry may lead to difficult questions for the college. He noted that he has regularly heard from victims of sex assaults, and those accused, with both groups saying that the system does not work fairly.
April 29, 2016
Four students at the University of Georgia were killed and another was injured in a car crash Wednesday night.
April 29, 2016
Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead, who has served in that position for 12 years, announced Thursday that he will step down on June 30, 2017.
April 29, 2016
Ripon College has dropped a requirement that all applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. The college says applicants can simply decide for themselves whether to submit scores.
April 29, 2016
Middle Tennessee State University has announced plans to change the name of Forrest Hall, which honors Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederat
April 28, 2016
Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.
April 28, 2016
The University of Washington has pulled an infographic that offered advice to potential cheerleaders, amid widespread criticism that it was sexist,
April 28, 2016
Ted Cruz, who is trailing Donald Trump in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, on Wednesday said he would name Carly Fiorina as his running mate. Fiorina's presidential campaign never took off, but she has one distinction of interest to academics. She is a rare Republican political figure in that she has noted value in a liberal arts education. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, Fiorina studied philosophy and medieval history.

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