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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September 27, 2013
Benedictine University, in Illinois, has barred alcohol in student residencies, even for students of legal drinking age, The Chicago Tribune reported. The move comes two weeks after two women -- one a student at the university and the other her friend -- reported being sexually assaulted after attending a party at which alcohol was served.  
September 27, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Jodi Tommerdahl of the University of Texas at Arlington explains efforts to understand how children use language in different social settings. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
September 27, 2013
University presses -- like other publishers -- know that not all reviews will be favorable, and generally don't respond to most critiques of their books. But the debate over a new book published by Harvard University Press has led its director to issue a defense of the decision to publish. The book in question is The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact With Hitler, by Ben Urwand, a fellow at Harvard.
September 27, 2013
Academics at the University of Toronto and elsewhere are rushing to condemn a visiting lecturer there who said in an interview that most female authors are not worth including on his syllabus. The controversy concerns comments David Gilmour gave to the website Hazlitt. He said: "I'm not interested in teaching books by women. Virginia Woolf is the only writer that interests me as a woman writer, so I do teach one of her short stories.
September 26, 2013
Amid renewed calls for colleges to start paying athletes, several organizations representing college and university athletics directors issued a joint statement Wednesday denouncing the idea.
September 26, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Michael Vuolo of Purdue University examines how smokers can influence a family member’s decision to pick up the habit. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
September 26, 2013
Racial and income gaps remain. ACT gains more market share in college admissions testing.
September 26, 2013
Billy Day, a tenured pharmacy professor at the University of Pittsburgh, has been charged with using federal grant funds and university funds to buy drugs that he used for himself, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. He has been released on bond but has declined comment. The pharmacy chair contacted university police after he approached Day to ask about drugs he was buying.
September 26, 2013
Facing faculty and student outrage, college says it will permit an academic speaker in favor of same-sex marriage, under certain conditions.

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