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 13, 2017
Baldwin Wallace University: Dee Bagwell Haslam, a businesswoman and television producer. Central State University, in Ohio: Jennifer Benjamin Pinckney, widow of South Carolina State Senator the Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, who was among the victims of a mass shooting in a Charleston, S.C., church in 2015.
April 13, 2017
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "The Challenge of Change," which includes articles related to enrollments, college costs, budget models and more, for all kind of colleges. You may download the booklet, free, here.
April 12, 2017
Rolling Stone and the author of a now debunked 2014 article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia have settled a lawsuit by an administrator who was named in the article, The New York Times reported. Terms of the agreement were not released. A federal jury last year awarded the administrator, Nicole P. Eramo, $3 million in damages. Rolling Stone had indicated it would appeal that ruling.
April 12, 2017
The Maryland General Assembly has approved legislation that would ban the state's colleges -- public and private -- from asking prospective applicants about their criminal records, The Baltimore Sun reported. The "ban the box" movement is based on the idea that many criminal records reflect long-past transgressions or the judicial system's unfair treatment of minority youth. It is unclear whether Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, will sign the bill.
April 12, 2017
Students rallied outside Tuesday as Charles Murray, the controversial co-author of The Bell Curve, gave a talk at Indiana University at Bloomingt
April 11, 2017
About 100 students held a sit-in at Salem College for much of Monday, seeking to draw attention to a 10-page list of demands related to diversity and inclusion, The Winston-Salem Journal reported.
April 11, 2017
A Pennsylvania court has ruled that Chestnut Hill College's status as a Roman Catholic institution does not exempt it from all oversight by the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, PennLive reported. The commission has been investigating a complaint from a black former student at the college that he was a victim of discrimination. The college denies discrimination but also said that the commission should not be reviewing actions by religious institutions.

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