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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May 29, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Nancy Low, assistant professor of psychiatry at McGill University, discusses the correlation between these two afflictions. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
May 28, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Robin Read, research fellow at Plymouth University, in Britain, discusses his research on the nature by which robots communicate. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
May 28, 2014
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Arkansas State University
May 27, 2014
Six students at U. of California Santa Barbara murdered. Authorities identify a troubled off-and-on student at Santa Barbara City College as the killer.
May 27, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Arun Bhunia, professor of food microbiology at Purdue University, is working on new techniques and technology that will more quickly identify the infectious strain.
May 27, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has fired a tenured professor of physics, Paul Frampton, who has been serving jail time in Argentina on drug charges, The News & Observer reported. Frampton is about to be freed from jail. He has said he was duped by a woman he met online, and that he believed the suitcase he carried with him (that had cocaine in it) was a gift for her.
May 27, 2014
Williams College is facing criticism from students and alumni following the publication in the student newspaper of an account by a woman who writes of being raped there in 2012. In her account, the woman describes being discouraged by college officials from involving the police and being encouraged to rely on campus disciplinary systems, which suspended the student she accused of rape but allowed him to subsequently re-enroll.


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