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 29, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Kathrin Rothermich, a postdoctoral fellow at McGill University, examines her research into whether or not you're hearing the whole story. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 28, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Germund Hesslow, professor of neuroscience at Lund University, discusses how multiple stimuli can make each association weaker. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 28, 2016
The Educational Testing Service has released two new studies on economic inequality in America. Both have a strong focus on issues related to education and groups that on average do not complete high school or receive a postsecondary education. One study is a report, "Choosing Our Future." The other is an edited volume, The Dynamics of Opportunity in America. Information about both may be found here.
January 28, 2016
NYU asks Common Application if it can demonstrate the value of asking applicants about their criminal or disciplinary records. If there is no proof, does that change the debate?
January 28, 2016
The University of Iowa found itself answering questions Wednesday about a Tuesday rally on campus for the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.
January 28, 2016
The University of Missouri Board of Curators announced late Wednesday that it was suspending Melissa Click, who teaches communications at the university's flagship campus in Columbia. Click was recently charged with misdemeanor assault in relation to her videotaped blocking of a student journalist during last fall's campus protests. She has apologized for the action, but many Republican legislators have called for her dismissal. Faculty members, while not defending her actions during the protests, have said she should not be fired.
January 27, 2016
Agency warns that it may terminate funding to institutions that don't follow the law.
January 27, 2016
Two students at Keystone College, in Pennsylvania, were killed Monday in a car crash that also injured four students, The Times-Tribune reported. A car with five students headed to a convenience store hit another car, also driven by a Keystone student. Two of those injured are in critical condition.
January 27, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
January 27, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Florin Dolcos, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, delves into a discovery that may trigger a new treatment for the millions of American suffering from this affliction. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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