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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November 1, 2018
A football player at Rutgers University, Izaia Bullock, was charged in with two counts of first-degree attempted murder and two counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit murder, reported. The counts relate to a plan to murder two family members of a friend. Bullock was being held in jail and could not be reached for comment. Rutgers dismissed him from the team Tuesday.
October 31, 2018
Are you teaching in costume today? Administrating in disguise? If so, tweet a photo with the hashtag #IHEhalloween and we'll award a box of Godiva chocolates for the most creative attire. Bonus points for costumes with academic themes. The winner will be announced next week. Happy Halloween to all of our readers.
October 31, 2018
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Graduate and Professional Education: An Ever-Changing Environment." You may download a copy free, here.
October 31, 2018
The University of the Cumberlands is moving to end its formal ties to the Kentucky Baptist Convention. The university has requested the change, which is expected to be approved by the convention, because the state Baptist group currently appoints all board members for Cumberlands. The university would like to assume that role.
October 31, 2018
Canada's Western University is apologizing for remarks by a philanthropist, Aubrey Dan, at a building dedication. Dan said that he enrolled at the university in 1983 because Playboy had declared women there "among the best in North America." He added that "obviously they still are." Many women on campus argued that the value of the university should not be measured by Playboy rankings on the appearance of women.
October 31, 2018
Days after two campuses in Vermont were plastered with "It's OK to be white" posters, white nationalist posters appeared at California State University San Marcos. University officials removed the posters, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
October 30, 2018
An article in The New York Times details the downfall of Piero Anversa, who once worked at Harvard University's medical school and published what was seen as cutting-edge research on the heart. Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have now accused him of scientific misconduct and said that more than 30 of his research studies contain falsified data and should be retracted.
October 30, 2018
Signs saying "It's OK to be white" appeared at the University of Vermont and Champlain College this weekend, the Associated Press reported. Similar signs have appeared at other campuses, linked to white nationalist groups that seek to inflame racial tensions on campus. Authorities said they do not believe any students at the two colleges were involved in putting up the signs.
October 29, 2018
College Board data show increasing gaps between different racial and ethnic groups.


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