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 20, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Lauren Dutra, postdoctoral scholar at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, explains the correlation between usages of these different tobacco products. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
May 19, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Raj Morey, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University, discusses the potential harm that may arise even from indirect exposure to explosions. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
May 19, 2014
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014:
May 19, 2014
Firing of a dean sets off debate over whether academic leaders must always publicly back the positions of their presidents.
May 19, 2014
At UCLA, chancellor condemns pro-Palestinian groups' tactic of asking candidates for student government to promise not to take trips to Israel sponsored by certain groups.
May 19, 2014
Students in Kerry Cronin's Boston College course on philosophy and ethics have an unusual way to earn extra credit: go on a date. The Boston Globe described how Cronin responded to student questions about the concept of dating but encouraging them to actually do so. She said most students seem comfortable going out in groups and having hook-ups, but not dating. To qualify for credit, the dates must focus on personal interaction.
May 19, 2014
Oral (Nick) Hillary, head men's soccer coach at Clarkson University, was arrested last week and charged with murdering a 12-year-old boy in 2011, The Watertown Daily Times reported. The boy was suffocated and strangled. Hillary said that he was innocent and did not commit the crime. Clarkson has placed Hillary on administrative leave.
May 19, 2014
The Faculty Senates at North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota have passed resolutions objecting to a requirement that professors sign an oath of loyalty to the state's constitution, The Forum reported. They object because the constitution includes a definition of marriage as applying to only relationships between a man and a woman. The senates are asking to create a way for faculty members to state their objections to that provision, as conscientious objectors.

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