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 20, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Jean M. Twenge, a San Diego State psychologist, is delves into the religious practices of the age group she calls "Generation Me." Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 20, 2015
Massachusetts agency finds that Boston College retaliated against professor returning from leave he took while facing severe mental health issues.
July 20, 2015
The University of Oslo on Friday announced that it has admitted Anders Behring Breivik, who in 2011 killed 77 people in a rampage inspired by his extreme-right political views. Breivik was rejected from the university two years ago when he didn't meet admissions requirements, but work he completed while in prison made him eligible for admission. He will not be able to leave his prison cell, though, and so will not be able to complete all requirements for the political science degree he seeks.
July 20, 2015
Clemson University's board on Friday issued its second statement this year on Benjamin Tillman (right), a racist 19th-century politician for whom a prominent
July 20, 2015
The White House on Sunday announced the death of George Cooper, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In his career, Cooper was on the faculty of several historically black colleges, and was president of one, South Carolina State University.
July 20, 2015
Adam Leitman Bailey, founder of an eponymous law firm in New York, is stirring up controversy with a piece in The Huffington Post about why his firm will not hire new graduates of Ivy League law schools. "Our hires come from the top of the classes of the second-, third- or fourth-tier law schools. We find these men and women we take under our wing to be more ambitious and more hungry to excel in the legal profession," writes Bailey, a law graduate of Syracuse University.
July 20, 2015
The Group of Eight, which represents Australia's most prestigious research universities, is condemning a new government report that found that those who hold a master's or doctoral degree from one of its members earn on average 15 percent less than graduates of another group of smaller universities, Times Higher Education reported.
July 20, 2015
Purdue moves to change its promotion requirements to reward professors who are mentors, especially to at-risk students, and who promote undergraduate research and teaching innovation. Faculty leaders are not pleased.

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