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 12, 2016
The board of the National Association for College Admission Counseling on Monday announced its endorsement of a statement on promoting integrity in standardized testing, proposed by NACAC's advisory committee of people concerned with international issues.
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July 11, 2016
Plymouth State University officials say that they were shocked to learn last week that Zak Allan Brohinsky, a part-time faculty member in geography, was convicted 10 years ago of lewd sex acts against a fellow undergraduate at the University of Connecticut, The Union Leader reported. Brohinsky was among three undergraduates who ejaculated onto a sleeping female student. He pleaded no contest to reckless endangerment and received a 75-day jail sentence.
July 11, 2016
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has repeatedly cited his education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as evidence of his intelligence. On Friday, hundreds of students and alumni issued an open letter to state that they do not want Wharton associated with Trump.
July 8, 2016
A Republican state senator is threatening to punish the University of Wisconsin at Madison through the budget process because a lecturer assigned a reading that involves the choices gay men make about sex partners and contains a reference to oral sex between gay men, the Associated Press reported. Steve Nass, the legislator, is vice chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee.


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