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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July 9, 2014
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Bill Powers will hold on to the presidency of the University of Texas at Austin until June of 2015. The chancellor of the UT system had been demanding that Powers quit by October or face dismissal by the Board of Regents tomorrow. But this afternoon, Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa announced that he would accept the plan Powers had proposed, under which he would finish in June.
July 9, 2014
Seven public urban universities have been selected to receive $225,000 grants each to support the development and testing of new models for the sector, dealing with issues such as improved student success and cost efficiencies. The institutions are: Florida International University, Fresno State University, Georgia State University, Portland State University, Temple University, University of Akron, and University of Illinois at Chicago.
July 9, 2014
Senator Claire McCaskill is set today to release her survey on campus practices related to sexual assault and she gave Bloomberg an early look at some data. The results show that one in five colleges do not provide faculty and staff members with training on how to respond to reports of sexual assault or issues faced by victims.
July 9, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Denise Dearing, a professor of biology at the University of Utah, explains her research on pikas -- rabbit-like mammals -- as a way to study the impact of climate change. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. .
July 9, 2014
Washington and Lee U., named in part for a hero of the Confederacy, apologizes for having owned slaves and moves Confederate flags from near statue of Lee.
July 9, 2014
Faculty members at the Scripps Research Institute, a free-standing research institution in California and Florida, are organizing to oppose a possible merger with the University of Southern California, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The scholars are criticizing both the idea of a merger and what they say was a lack of input in developing the plans, which have not been finalized. Administrators at Scripps did not respond to requests for comment.  

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