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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November 15, 2013
California Governor Jerry Brown, a Democrat, warned the University of California Board of Regents Thursday, that the university system is going to need to look to internal savings to finance improvements, The Los Angeles Times reported. Brown spoke at a meeting at which the board approved a tuition freeze (consistent with the governor's thinking), but also a request to the state for $120 million beyond what he has proposed in his state budget plan.
November 15, 2013
Carnegie Mellon University has announced a $67 million gift from the investor David A. Tepper. The funds will be used for a quad that officials plan as an "academic hub" for the business school and other programs.  
November 15, 2013
Robert Sternberg -- president of the University of Wyoming since July -- announced his resignation on Thursday. In a statement released by the university, he said, "I care a great deal about this university. And I have come to realize that as wonderful as the University of Wyoming is, it may not be the best fit for me as president.
November 15, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Deanne Rogers of Stony Brook University discusses the evidence for subterranean water on Mars. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 15, 2013
More than 20,000 people have signed a petition urging Iowa State University to end a course that critics say encourages the proliferation of puppy mills, The Des Moines Register reported. But the university says the course doesn't exist, and that the outrage is over some materials the university has produced to help dog breeders improve the treatment of animals in their care.
November 15, 2013
The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education announced Thursday that it will offer alumni of its graduate program "continuous" support in their professional lives. Alumni with professional challenges or questions can call the school and will receive a "plan for improvement" and input from faculty members on a "Rapid Response Team" that USC is creating.  
November 15, 2013
Bowie State University has announced that it is ending student health insurance due to the increased costs associated with the new federal health care law. The university is encouraging students to either get on their parents' plans or participate in Maryland's health insurance exchange.  
November 15, 2013
Russian officials have pledged to investigate why there have been major layoffs at Moscow State University, RIA Novosti reported. The government has been pushing the university to raise employee salaries, but has not provided funds for the increased pay.  

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