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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August 19, 2014
A District of Columbia judge on Monday approved a plan to merge the Corcoran College of Art + Design into George Washington University, while the Corcoran Gallery of Art will become part of the National Gallery of Art, the Associated Press reported. Some students and faculty members challenged the plans, but the judge said that the planned mergers were justified.
August 19, 2014
The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa has been celebrating a sorority rush that included black women (something that hasn't historically been the case).
August 18, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Stephanie Hinnershitz, a professor of history at Valdosta State University, shows how Asian-American immigrants have faced very real struggles. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 18, 2014
The Rev. C. Kevin Gillespie, president of Saint Joseph's University for the last two years, has announced plans to step down in June.
August 18, 2014
United University Professions, the faculty union of the State University of New York, has joined a campaign to free a former member who is has been held by al-Qaeda terrorists since 2011. Warren Weinstein, formerly a faculty member at the SUNY Oswego, was kidnapped while working in Pakistan for a contractor of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
August 18, 2014
In the latest "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free news podcast, AcademeBlog's John K.
August 18, 2014
The University of Notre Dame is investigating four football players -- and has barred them from practice -- for possible academic misconduct, the Associated Press reported. The university said that no findings of misconduct have been made. The allegations focus on whether homework assignments submitted were prepared by others.  
August 18, 2014
Sociologists, in annual meeting focused on economic hardship, consider policies and practices that hinder advancement of low-income students.
August 18, 2014
A year after the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa faced national criticism when the student newspaper reported on the longstanding exclusion of black women from the sorority system, the university is reporting progress in diversifying the chapters.
August 18, 2014
The University of Cambridge is seeking a Ph.D. student to focus on chocolate, the BBC reported. The degree will be offered through the chemical engineering and biotechnology program and will focus on such issues as preventing melting in warm regions.  

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