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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December 30, 2012
Bowl attendance is dropping, according to an analysis released Sunday by USA Today. Through this year's first 19 bowl games, attendance is down by an average of 3,138, and six games have seen drops of at least 5,000.
December 28, 2012
Morgan State University's board on Friday reversed itself, and extended the contract of President David Wilson by one year, The Baltimore Sun reported.
December 28, 2012
Florida A&M University lacked procedures and internal controls to prevent the kind of hazing that has been blamed for the death of a student in the marching band a year ago, a state investigation has concluded. The Orlando Sentinel said that the report -- released Friday -- was "sharply critical" of the university. Among the findings: The university's police department didn't communicate with the office that dealt with student disciplinary cases.
December 28, 2012
 
December 28, 2012
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday gave a speech calling for better standards and an enhanced private-sector role in higher education, Outlook India reported.
December 26, 2012
Jury awards record-setting payment after finding that Marvell infringed on the university's patents. Judge could triple the sum.
December 26, 2012
U. of Rhode Island president, criticized for his first statement about a professor's controversial tweet about an NRA leader, issues another statement.
December 26, 2012
Israeli authorities on Monday granted full university status to the Ariel University Center, a higher education center on the West Bank whose future has become a hotly debated issue in Israeli academic and political circles, The Jerusalem Post reported. Advocates for Israeli settlements on the West Bank have pushed for the center to be given the same status as other Israeli universities. But many Israeli academics -- professors and administrators alike -- have opposed the idea.
December 26, 2012
President Obama on Friday named 12 scientists as winners of the National Medal of Science. The honor was created in 1959 and annually salutes excellence in chemistry, engineering, computing, mathematics, or the biological, behavioral/social and physical sciences. This year's winners and their institutions:
December 21, 2012
James E. Hunton, a prominent accounting professor at Bentley University, has resigned amid an investigation of the retraction of an article of which he was the co-author, The Boston Globe reported.

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