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, 2014
Rev. Bruce M. Shipman has resigned as priest-in-charge of the Episcopal Church at Yale University, amid a controversy over a letter to the editor he wrote, The New Haven Register reported.
September 9, 2014
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has backed the right of the University of Oklahoma to impose a one-year suspension on a football player, Frank Shannon, who was accused of sexual assault, NewsOK reported. A lower court gave Shannon a stay of the suspension, but the Supreme Court said that there was no authority to do so, and that the university was within its rights.  
September 9, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Betsy Shenkman, professor of health outcomes and policy at the University of Florida, discusses her work tracking the effects of money spent specifically on one’s health. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
September 9, 2014
The New York Times names the most "economically diverse" top colleges (hours before a certain other ranking is released), but methodology excludes all but a few public institutions.
September 8, 2014
Student loan issues may not seem the ideal topic for comedy, but John Oliver thinks otherwise. Here's a segment on his new show "Last Week Tonight" (and below that you'll see that he highlighted the coverage of a certain higher education publication close to our hearts):    
September 8, 2014
Harvard University is today announcing a $350 million gift to support its public health school. The gift is the largest in the university's history. The Newton, Mass.-based Morningside Foundation, established by the family of the late T.H. Chan, is making the donation. Harvard will be renaming its public health school the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
September 8, 2014
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: McDaniel College Anouar Boukhars, political science Richard Brett, communication and cinema Jennifer A. McKenzie, exercise science and physical education North Dakota State University
September 8, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, David Rosenbaum, a psychologist at Pennsylvania State University, discusses "precrastination," a term he coined to describe those who jump directly into the task at hand, sometimes to their detriment. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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