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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October 2, 2014
A group of Jewish studies professors has issued a statement questioning a list that a pro-Israel group has issued of faculty members it considers anti-Israel, The Forward reported. The AMCHA Initiative, the pro-Israel group, released the list last month, based on public statements and other online information about various professors, saying that it was important for students to know about the views of these faculty members.
October 2, 2014
Two new plans were announced Wednesday for free community college tuition:
October 2, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Robin Soster, professor of marketing at the University of Arkansas, discusses the "bottom dollar" effect, which holds that the the satisfaction of one’s purchase dependent upon the money left after the transaction is complete. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. .
October 1, 2014
The University of Chicago today announced an expansion of efforts to help low-income students. Under the efforts, loans will be replaced with grants in need-based financial aid packages, no application fees will be charged to those applying for financial aid, the aid application process will be simplified, and the university will hold more than 100 free sessions, nationwide, to explain the admissions and financial aid process.
October 1, 2014
The University of California System plans to review its recent push to admit more out-of-state applicants, the Associated Press reported.
October 1, 2014
University's lack of immediate response to a concussion leads to mass student protests and demands for dismissal of athletic director.
October 1, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Kirsten Matthews, fellow in science and technology policy at Rice University, addresses the patenting process in biotechnology. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
October 1, 2014
Goddard College has announced that Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is in prison, convicted of killing of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981, will be the commencement speaker this week. (Goddard has numerous commencements to reflect the individualized programs of its students.) Abu-Jamal received a bachelor's degree from Goddard, remotely, and he has recorded his commencement speech from jail.

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