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 11, 2019
The University of California, Berkeley, has notified researchers that the institution will not start new research collaborations with Huawei, the Chinese company that is facing a series of criminal charges in the U.S. "Huawei was charged with theft of trade secrets, conspiracy to commit theft of trade secrets, wire fraud, and obstruction of justice. These are serious allegations and warrant a serious response," said a letter to faculty members from Randy Howard Katz, vice chancellor for research. Multiyear research collaborations already started may continue.
February 11, 2019
Samford University officials told female students in a dance competition that they needed to bind their breasts to perform, AL.com reported. Many students complained about the requirement.
February 11, 2019
Michael D. Shonrock was fired Friday as president of Lindenwood University, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Shonrock was suspended Tuesday, and his lawyer said that no reason has been given for his dismissal.
February 11, 2019
Total hits $46,730,000,000 -- with more $100 million gifts than ever before.
February 10, 2019
February 8, 2019
A new study (abstract available here) in the Journal of Language and Social Psychology analyzed the words used in the abstracts of National Science Foundation grants. The analysis found that projects received, on average, larger awards when abstracts were longer, used fewer common words and were written with "verbal certainty." In some ways, the findings raise questions about NSF requests that scientists "communicate in a plain manner," the study says.
February 8, 2019
As images continue to be uncovered, colleges are forced to confront reality that institutions were hostile to black people and others -- well after they desegregated.
February 8, 2019
Oregon College of Art and Craft will stop degree programs at end of semester.
February 7, 2019
The University of Michigan has announced the final results of its seven-plus-year fund-raising campaign, which brought in $5.28 billion. While there were numerous large gifts, 94 percent of gifts were under $5,000. Michigan says that the campaign is the first by a public university to exceed $5 billion.
February 7, 2019
Virginia attorney general Mark A. Herring on Wednesday released a statement in which he admitted to wearing blackface in college.

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