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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January 14, 2014
The University of Illinois at Chicago is investigating allegations that Angela Henderson, currently interim provost of Chicago State University, plagiarized her nursing Ph.D. dissertation, The Chicago Tribune reported. The Tribune had three experts on academic integrity review the dissertation and sources on which it drew.
January 14, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Anandasankar Ray of the University of California Riverside explains how mosquitoes are able to track us down from great distances. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 14, 2014
With Utah unexpectedly at the center of a new fight over state bans on same-sex marriage, articles in The New York Times and elsewhere have explored how the state is trying to defend its ban. One unexpected argument is to cite Grutter v. Bollinger, the Supreme Court's 2003 ruling upholding the right of public colleges to consider race in admissions.
January 14, 2014
Aleeha Dudley, who is a blind student, has sued Miami University in Ohio, charging it with violating her rights under federal laws to access to educational materials. With support from the National Federation for the Blind, Dudley's suit charges the university with, among other things, failing to provide her books in Braille and with using course management tools that do not give her access to information (as other tools would).
January 13, 2014
The University of Southern California is today announcing a $50 million gift to create a center for "convergent bioscience." The center will be a collaborative effort of USC's arts and sciences and engineering colleges.  
January 13, 2014
Pennsylvania State University earned more ($2.7 million) on credit card royalties and fees than did any other college or university, according to an analysis by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The newspaper used reports required by a new federal law. But the analysis also found that the number of accounts on which Penn State is paid is going down -- from 65,955 in December 2011 to 60,490 in December 2012.
January 13, 2014
"Managing the Student Lifecycle" is a collection of news articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about issues facing students as they progress through higher education. The articles aim to put recent developments into long-term context.
January 13, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, James Coan of the University of Virginia reveals evidence that our brains are wired for empathy. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  

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