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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March 10, 2017
Common Application will keep questions some have urged it to drop, but says it will add more information and context to the process.
March 9, 2017
The medical dean at the University of Ottawa has sent a memo suggesting that faculty not make "politically charged" comments on social media or make "personal or demeaning attacks on celebrities or politicians," The National Post reported.
March 9, 2017
Move could change the debate in legal education about alternatives to the LSAT.
March 8, 2017
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March 8, 2017
In today's Academic Minute, Tufts University's Laura K. Gee determines which social ties you should tap into first when trying to land a new position. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 8, 2017
Alma College: Kimberly Taylor, a senior executive with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Bennington College: Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the NAACP.
March 8, 2017
The ex-wife of a major donor to Worcester Polytechnic Institute is suing the university for $4.5 million in funds that she says her husband hid from her during divorce proceedings and later gave to WPI, The Telegram & Gazette reported. The suit claims that she was denied a fair report of her ex-husband's assets during the divorce litigation and so should be entitled to this gift he made to WPI.
March 7, 2017
The University of California System on Monday announced a proposal to limit undergraduate enrollment from out of state, systemwide, to 20 percent, The Los Angeles Times reported. The proposal would allow the three campuses already over 20 percent -- at Berkeley, Los Angeles and San Diego -- to keep their out-of-state levels. The remaining campuses would be allowed to grow to 20 percent but not exceed it -- but only if the proposed systemwide cap is not hit.


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