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 10, 2017
Stanford University has stopped using one of the lawyers who advised students in sex assault cases after that lawyer criticized the university's policies, The New York Times reported. The lawyer, Crystal Riggins, is the only one of the six who have been in this role who worked only with those accusing others of sex assault.
February 10, 2017
The College Republicans at Central Michigan University are apologizing after one of the gift bags they distributed for Va
February 10, 2017
Not only did Saint Louis University's men's basketball team lose a game at St. Bonaventure University, but the visitors lost their bus, CBS and the Associated Press reported. The bus driver, apparently intoxicated, took off with the bus and was not caught until the bus was 40 miles away. Saint Louis team members posted to Twitter photographs of themselves hanging out while the search was on for their bus.
February 10, 2017
Barnard College: Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders and associate professor of medicine at the University of Montreal. Brooklyn College of City University of New York: Senator Bernie Sanders.
February 10, 2017
Editors discuss their new essay collection on the portrayal of colleges, students and academics -- across genres and eras.
February 9, 2017
Racist and anti-Semitic email messages were sent to some email groups at the University of Michigan on Tuesday, in a "spoofing" attack. In such attacks someone essentially forges the header of an email so that the messages appear to come from people -- in this case a professor and one of his graduate students -- who didn't in fact send them. The university is investigating, with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
February 9, 2017
Nearly 80 percent of scholarships awarded to law school students are not based on financial need, according to new data from the Law School Survey of Student Engagement. More than two-thirds of white students who were surveyed received such scholarships, while less than half of black students did. Scholarships were given to those with high LSAT scores. And these students were less likely than others to be first-generation college students.
February 8, 2017
A controversial video led to student protests Tuesday at Saint John's University and the College of Saint Benedict, men's and women's colleges in Minnesota that are adjacent and that operate together. The video shows some Saint John's students on a campus bus shouting, "Build that wall." The video was posted to Facebook.
February 8, 2017
Classrooms at Orange Coast College now feature signs warning students not to record instructors without their permission, The Los Angeles Times reported. The signs follow a controversy last semester when a student secretly recorded an instructor criticizing Donald Trump, then the president-elect.

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