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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September 6, 2018
Many top full-time M.B.A. programs saw significant drops in applications for the 2017-18 admissions cycle, Poets & Quants reported. The numbers come at a time when many M.B.A. programs have struggled, but typically most of the drops have been at institutions less competitive than those seeing declines this year.
September 6, 2018
Brandeis University this week released a report on how it handled allegations of racial bias by its basketball coach. The coach, Brian Meehan, was fired in April.
September 6, 2018
The College of the Ozarks announced Wednesday that it is cutting ties to Nike, and that its college athletes will no longer wear athletic gear with the Nike name or emblem because of the company's new ads featuring Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick has led the campaign in which many athletes and others have protested police violence against black people by taking a knee during the national anthem.
September 5, 2018
The University of Oklahoma defeated Florida Atlantic University in football on Saturday, 63-14. That outcome wasn't shocking, but many Florida Atlantic fans were stunned when, after the game, they received a text from their alumni association. "FAU just beat #7 ranked OU on their home field. Let's celebrate by helping more FAU athletes," the text said. Many alumni -- and Oklahoma fans -- posted the text (or commentary) to social media.
September 5, 2018
The National Endowment for the Humanities announced Tuesday that Rita Charon (right), a pioneer in the field of narrative medicine, will deliver the 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Being selected to give the lecture -- which this year will be Oct. 15 -- is considered the highest honor the federal government bestows in the humanities.
September 4, 2018
U.S. formally joins litigation that says university discriminates against Asian American applicants, raising the stakes in an already contentious legal battle.

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