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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September 19, 2016
Members of the cheerleading squad at Howard University dropped to their knees during the playing of the national anthem before a football game this weekend, acco
September 19, 2016
Chicago State University's board on Friday approved a deal to pay $600,000 to end the presidency of Thomas Calhoun Jr., the Chicago Tribune reported. Many faculty and student leaders say Calhoun has done a good job at the financially struggling university and shouldn't be fired. Many spoke out at the board meeting where trustees -- without saying why they wanted Calhoun out -- approved the deal.
September 16, 2016
Sujit Choudhry, who stepped down as law school dean after the University of California, Berkeley, found that he harassed his assistant, is suing the university, the Bay Area News Group reported. Berkeley has been accused by many on campus of not acting as quickly as it should have in the case. But the suit charges that the university treated Choudhry unfairly because of his ethnicity.
September 16, 2016
The board of the University of West Florida voted 9 to 4 Thursday to make Provost Martha Saunders the university's next president, the News Service of Florida reported.
September 16, 2016
Elmira Mangum's last day as president of Florida A&M University was Thursday, following approval of an exit agreement with the university's board, The Tallahassee Democrat reported. Mangum was at the beginning of the last year of a three-year term, and agreed that there was no longer a path forward after the board voted in August not to extend her contract.
September 16, 2016
A Kansas State University student posted a photo of herself and a friend in blackface, along with a note indicating that she was enjoying being a black person
September 15, 2016
The University of Southern California has announced a $60 million gift for its school of social work. The school will be renamed to honor the donor, Suzanne Dworak-Peck. The gift is believed to be one of the largest ever by an individual to a social work school.


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