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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June 13, 2014
In a somewhat unusual presidential shift, Rebecca Chopp will leave the presidency of Swarthmore College to become chancellor of the University of Denver. Chopp has been at Swarthmore for five years and previously was president of Colgate University.
June 13, 2014
The University of Virginia is ending its academic sponsorship of Semester at Sea, effective May 2016. A statement on the Semester at Sea website said that the organization and U.Va. have "mutually agreed" to end the relationship, and that Semester at Sea is looking for a new academic sponsor. (Details are at the bottom of this link.)
June 13, 2014
William Peace University is offering some (maybe a large share) of its tenured faculty members buyout offers of $30,000 contingent on their giving up their jobs and agreeing not to criticize the university, The News & Observer reported. The offers follow a letter from tenured faculty members criticizing the leadership of President Debra Townsley. Faculty members have questioned her financial decisions and cuts.
June 12, 2014
The Faculty Senate at Blinn College has voted no confidence in Harold Nolte, the district president, The Eagle reported. Professors at the Texas community college said that there is no respect by the administration for shared governance and they object to numerous changes in which programs have been reorganized and class schedules changed.
June 12, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Matt Lapierre, assistant professor of communications at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, examines the effectiveness of marketing in spite of the lack of observable results. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
June 12, 2014
Author discusses a new approach to affirmative action in admissions that she says could help the disadvantaged without some of the legal and political issues that challenge current approaches.
June 12, 2014
The University of Pennsylvania is creating a new prize for graduating seniors: $150,000 to change the world. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the prize would cover $50,000 in living expenses and $100,000 for a project. The university hopes the large size of the award will attract many creative, worthy ideas.  
June 11, 2014
Members of the Law Society of British Columbia have voted overwhelmingly -- 3,210 to 968 -- to urge their organization to revoke its accreditation for a new law school at Trinity Western University, The Globe and Mail reported.

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