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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April 2, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Lisa Aziz-Zadeh of the University of Southern California explains how the brain behaves differently while observing someone we dislike. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 2, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal over his firing by the University of Colorado.
April 2, 2013
Vanity Fair and "60 Minutes" have released a poll of the public on alma maters. Among the findings:
April 2, 2013
Oberlin College marked April 1 by letting kittens take over its website. The site should be back to normal today, but the college has archived the kittens of Meowberlin College here.
April 1, 2013
It's April 1 and that means some campus journalists have been busy coming up with fake news to entertain their campuses today. At New York University, where President John Sexton has been under fire for international expansion and bonuses for administrators, The Washington Square News reported that Sexton would be taking over "The Tonight Show" from Jay Leno. Naturally, fake Sexton doesn't think the show can manage with but one location.
April 1, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Sam Sommers of Tufts University demonstrates how our behavior is often influenced by the context of our daily lives.  Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 1, 2013
The Orange County Register is selling three universities ads that will appear in special weekly sections that will contain "positive" news about the institutions, The Los Angeles Times reported. A memo from an administrator at the University of California at Irvine -- one of the participating universities -- said that its public relations staff would serve as "content advisors, idea generators and collaborators" on the project.
April 1, 2013
Study suggests that there's a way for top colleges to attract and enroll more low-income, high-achieving applicants, and that the methods to do so are inexpensive. So why isn't this strategy being used?

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