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 15, 2012
The latest ad from President Obama's campaign takes on Mitt Romney on college aid. The ad quotes from a statement in which Romney urged young people to borrow from their parents, and goes on to talk about the benefits of direct lending and the administration's commitment to student aid.
August 15, 2012
The economic value of graduating from college remains strong, even for recent graduates in the current economic downturn, study finds. And that reality may be spurring a rebound in male enrollments.
August 14, 2012
A student activities committee at Davidson College has banned serving Chick-fil-A at student events, pending a review of student opinion on the controversial restaurant chain, The Charlotte Observer reported. Students and others nationwide have been encouraging boycotts of Chick-fil-A because of statements by its president criticizing gay marriage.
August 14, 2012
Pennsylvania State University's accreditor, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, has told the university that its accreditation status is "in jeopardy" because of the issues raised in recent investigations of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the way officials responded to reports of child sexual abuse, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
August 14, 2012
St. Paul's College, a historically black college in Virginia, is suspending most operations for the fall semester, The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. In the last month, the college has helped many of its students transfer to other institutions.
August 14, 2012
Scholars, colleges and higher ed associations file dozens of briefs with U.S. Supreme Court, hoping to preserve the right to consider race and ethnicity in admissions decisions.
August 14, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Jose Lopez of Seton Hall University explains the various uses for the little-known fourth state of matter, plasma. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 14, 2012
Study tracks how many and which tools are most popular among highly ranked colleges.

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