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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August 8, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Lawrence Rosenblum of the University of California at Riverside reveals how our senses are often telling us more than we consciously realize. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
August 8, 2012
Survey finds healthy minorities of social psychologists admit that they would be more likely to reject a journal submission or a job candidate because of conservative politics.
August 7, 2012
A former law student at the University of Virginia has pleaded guilty to breaking into the registrar's office in December to steal a request for his transcript, The Daily Progress reported. The man (at the time a student) had a summer internship offer, but had been told that the law firm would confirm what he had said about his grades with a transcript request. The student had reported a false grade-point average.
August 7, 2012
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Guilford College Sarah Estow, psychology Thomas H. Guthrie, sociology and anthropology Christopher D. Henry, psychology Alfonso Abad Mancheño, Spanish Benjamin A. Marlin, mathematics Sanjay Marwah, justice and policy studies Julie A. Winterich, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology Middlebury College
August 7, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Judyth Sassoon of the University of Bristol explains the discovery of a pliosaur fossil with signs of severe arthritis. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 7, 2012
Fund raisers for schools, colleges and universities project that final numbers from the 2011-12 year will show a 4.9 percent gain in contributions, while 2012-13 will show a 5.9 percent gain, according to a survey by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. In terms of projections for next year, public four-year institutions are projecting gains of 6.5 percent, while private four-year institutions and community colleges are both projecting gains of 6.1 percent. Private schools are projecting an increase of only 5.1 percent.
August 7, 2012
The American Bar Associations has announced that it will not accredit law schools outside the United States. Several panels of the ABA have studied the issue.
August 7, 2012
The University of New Orleans issued a statement late Monday clarifying the "hiatus" it had declared for its university press. The university last month told the director of the press (the only full-time employee) that his job had been eliminated and that the press would be on "hiatus." The statement issued Monday says: "The UNO Press is not being closed.

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