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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January 5, 2015
Many students appear inseparable from their digital devices. But USA Today reported that the hot way for students to enjoy music is not Spotify, but old-school vinyl. An article quoted students at a number of campuses enjoying not only the sound quality but also the focus of an entire record, as opposed to the constant shuffle that digital musical providers offer.
January 5, 2015
As China builds up its research infrastructure, one question asked in that country and elsewhere has been whether it can fight research misconduct that many report to be widespread. The National Natural Science Foundation of China reported last week that it is seeing fewer cases of research misconduct than in previous years, Nature reported. The agency received 206 misconduct allegations in 2014, including 66 cases flagged by plagiarism-detection software.
January 5, 2015
President Obama will be in Tennessee Friday and is expected to make a proposal involving access to college, The Tennessean reported. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Biden and a community college professor, is also expected, suggesting a possible focus on community college.
January 2, 2015
Some University of Oregon football players celebrated their Rose Bowl win Thursday night by singing "No Means No" to the tune of the war chant of the Florida State University Seminoles, the team Oregon had just defeated, Sports Illustrated reported. The chant was not seen as a sign of understanding the importance of respecting the rights of women, but as a way to mock Florida State's star quarterback, Jameis Winston, whom a woman accused of sexual assault in 2012.
January 2, 2015
City officials of Boston have gathered information from local colleges about where students live and have identified 580 apartment residences that may have more students living in them than is legal, The Boston Globe reported. A 2008 zoning rule bars more than four undergraduates from sharing the same off-campus apartment in Boston, and the 580 units identified may be in violation.
January 2, 2015
NLRB ruling could clear way for more collective bargaining -- of adjuncts and other faculty members -- at private colleges and universities.
January 2, 2015
Faculty review of the way U. of Illinois blocked a controversial hire sharply criticizes the chancellor and how she and trustees invoked issue of civility, but finds there may have been legitimate reasons to oppose the appointment.
January 2, 2015
Today's Academic Minute is a repeat of a segment originally aired on June 9th, 2014 and that won the Academic Minute's 2014 President's Choice Senior Superlative Award. Luis Zayas of the University of Texas at Austin explores trends of suicide among Latinos. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  

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