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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August 25, 2014
As U. of Illinois offers public explanation for blocking hire of professor, newly released documents show involvement of fund-raisers and interest in keeping trustees informed as chancellor prepared to nix appointment.
August 25, 2014
John Sperling, founder of the University of Phoenix, died on Friday at the age of 93. The announcement was made by the Apollo Education Group, which grew out of the company Sperling founded in 1973.
August 22, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Justin Hollander, an associate professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, discusses the intersection between cognitive science and the design of cities. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
August 22, 2014
The student newspaper at the University of Mary Washington is changing its name from The Bullet to The Blue and Gray Press. reported that a statement from the newspaper said: "The editorial board felt that the paper’s name, which alludes to ammunition for an artillery weapon, propagated violence and did not honor our school’s history in a sensitive manner."  
August 22, 2014
The new edition of "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free weekly news podcast, is out this morning.
August 21, 2014
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced funding for 12 State University of New York campuses to receive supplies of naloxone, an antidote to heroin. In May, a SUNY Oswego student died on campus from a heroin overdose. In April, an Oswego student died in his home off campus from a heroin overdose. And last year, a graduate student died from a heroin overdose at SUNY Binghamton.


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