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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February 4, 2019
On Friday, the American Educational Research Association notified members that the program for its annual meeting (in April in Toronto) would not be available until six weeks before the event.
February 4, 2019
The University of Vermont has announced that a freshman died Saturday, possibly related to the extreme cold experienced in the area. The Burlington Free Press reported that the student was found dead in the snow, off campus.
February 1, 2019
Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker, a Republican, on Thursday announced a series of new programs for homeless youth, and one of the programs is a pilot to house homeless community college students. Through the program, 20 homeless students at four community colleges will be provided with dormitory rooms in which to live at nearby four-year public colleges and universities. The state will reimburse the colleges for the cost of dormitory space for 18 months during the pilot, which will include access to the rooms during the summer and academic term breaks.
February 1, 2019
Jan. 31 was a deadline set by the University of California System for its negotiations with Elsevier, but the talks continue. The University of California System is engaged in a high-stakes battle with Elsevier, the publishing giant whose contract with the UC system was slated to expire at the end of December 2018.
February 1, 2019
Boise State University is starting a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. Hartwick College is starting its first master's degree, in translational biomedical research management.
January 31, 2019
Professor discusses new book about finding the funds to do your project and advance your career.
January 31, 2019
Wallace Loh, who had announced plans to leave the presidency of the University of Maryland at College Park at the end of this academic year, will stay on until June 2020, The Washington Post reported.
January 31, 2019
Smith College on Wednesday announced that it was revising some procedures for the police force it shares with Mount Holyoke College.
January 31, 2019
An unusual dispute between the University of Idaho and a tenured professor got more intense this week. The university announced Wednesday that Denise Bennett, a journalism professor, has been banned from campus, saying that she has admitted to methamphetamine use and access to weapons, The Spokesman-Review reported. Bennett could not be reached, in part because her university email account has been disconnected.

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