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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July 28, 2015
George Washington University on Monday announced that it is dropping a requirement that applicants submit SAT or ACT scores.
July 27, 2015
The British government is planning a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union, prompting leaders of British universities to start Universities for Europe to encourage British voters to keep the country in the E.U. British academic leaders fear a loss of E.U. funding for research, and also a lessening of the collaboration between academics in Britain and the rest of Europe.
July 27, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Arkansas State University
July 27, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Diane Peters, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Kettering University, discusses her work on autonomously piloted vehicles. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
July 27, 2015
Spelman College announced Friday that it is discontinuing an endowed professorship named for Bill Cosby and his wife. "The William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professorship at Spelman College has been discontinued and related funds have been returned to the Clara Elizabeth Jackson Carter Foundation," said a statement from the college. A spokeswoman declined to comment further.
July 27, 2015
The University of Alaska at Fairbanks first removed the state flag of Mississippi and then restored it to a display of state flags.
July 27, 2015
In messy fight between two research universities, U of California at San Diego wins injunction to restore its control over massive research project.
July 27, 2015
Japan's Defense Ministry has announced plans, for the first time, to support research at the country's universities, The Japan Times reported. Such support has been considered taboo for years, given concerns ever since World War II about the military's role in civilian society.  
July 27, 2015
New study shows with precision how students change academic directions when the economy is headed downward. While men and women both alter plans, they do so in different ways.
July 27, 2015
Nine in 10 students in California's unaccredited law schools drop out, The Los Angeles Times reported. California is among the few states with many unaccredited law schools, in large part because the state is unusual in allowing graduates of unaccredited institutions to sit for the bar. Most but not all of the unaccredited colleges are forprofit.  

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