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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January 20, 2014
You've heard of the elevator pitch? The business school of the University of British Columbia is trying out the elevator lecture, primarily as a marketing move, in which unsuspecting business people enter an elevator, only to find a professor there, ready to give a brief lecture while they ride to their floors. The university released video of David Hardisty, a consumer marketing professor, teaching while riding up.  
January 20, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Harold Gouzoules of Emory University explains the psychology of screaming in humans and other primates. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 20, 2014
American U. of Afghanistan mourns a professor and a student affairs officer killed in a Taliban attack.
January 20, 2014
Colorado State-Pueblo professor who is outspoken critic of budget cuts sent out an email comparing them to a century-old massacre. Hours later, university took away his campus account. UPDATE: University president cites Virginia Tech and Columbine.
January 20, 2014
Monash University, in Australia, announced this morning that it has been awarded the right to use a .monash domain, becoming the first university awarded the right to use its own name in that way. The news was confirmed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which governs such matters. The decision is part of a new program in which globally recognized brands may seek their own domains, rather than remaining in such domains as .edu, .com, etc.
January 17, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Melissa Sloan of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee explores the role of race in determining workplace satisfaction. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 17, 2014
Admissions leaders gather to consider how to promote broader definitions of worthiness and more diversity in their classes -- all while dealing with the pressures of money and rankings.
January 16, 2014
Fordham University is starting a master of science program in nonprofit leadership. University of Missouri at Columbia is starting an online master of science in biomedical sciences, with an emphasis in veterinary medicine.

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