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 9, 2016
The University of Northern Colorado has announced that it is abandoning its separate bias response team and plans to deal with bias concerns through other university divisions. Many colleges have created bias response teams, but Northern Colorado's has been criticized for raising questions about the actions and statements of faculty members and students in class -- and many have expressed fears that the work of the team compromised academic freedom.
September 9, 2016
At a press conference Thursday morning, Hillary Clinton was asked whether she thinks sexism is at play in some of the reactions she receives, such as the Republican National Committee chairman tweeting criticism Wednesday over her lack of a smile in an interview discussing national security.
September 8, 2016
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities fired J Robinson, its successful longtime wresting coach, for obstructing a police investigation into allegations that 14 members of his team were selling Xanax illegally on campus, The Star Tribune reported. Robinson allegedly offered amnesty to his athletes if they turned in drugs to him, and he allegedly refused to help the police investigation.
September 8, 2016
Alumni and other supporters of a labor education program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst are concerned about the program's future, The Boston Globe reported. Eve Weinbaum, the director of the program, recently left, saying she was ousted and that budget cuts were imposed while she was on sabbatical last year. Many fear that the program could be eliminated.
September 8, 2016
Wednesday was the first day of classes for the fall semester at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus, where the administration has imposed a lockout in a contrac
September 8, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bemidji State University
September 8, 2016
Data from admissions group show that, despite all the hype about a few elite colleges that admit a small share of applicants, most institutions say yes to most of those who apply.
September 8, 2016
Students at Northern Kentucky University are protesting fliers that were placed on campus next to others that promoted "Welcome Black Week" activities for black student

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