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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November 17, 2014
The Board of Trustees of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania met Saturday and said that it would review the actions of President Robert R.
November 17, 2014
Mohammad Qayoumi, president of San Jose State University, announced two resignations on Friday --  Wanda Ginner, a member of the board of the university's foundation, and Rebecca Dukes, vice president for university advancement. While Qayoumi did not explicitly identify them as the subjects of recent campus debate, social media and local news reports said that they were.
November 17, 2014
People took note when a scientist explained a major breakthrough while wearing a shirt showing women as sex objects.
November 17, 2014
The University of Wisconsin at Madison on Saturday announced a $100 million gift from John and Tashia Morgridge -- an alumni couple -- to support faculty enhancement. The gift is the university's largest from individual donors. The money will be used to match donations for new and enhanced professorships, chairs and distinguished chairs.  
November 17, 2014
The New York Times has published another investigative report detailing special treatment for a Florida State University football player, in this case with the favoritism coming both from the local and university police forces. The report concerns what appears to be an open-and-shut case of hit-and-run by P.J. Williams, the football player, who left the scene of an accident.
November 17, 2014
Oregon State University officials said last week that they will investigate the university's response to allegations made in 1998 that football players were involved in the gang rape of a woman, The Oregonian reported. No formal charges were brought in the case and the woman and others argue that the university's response was minimal to the point of siding with the football players.
November 17, 2014
Vanderbilt University announced Friday that it is working to make the Vanderbilt University Medical Center a "not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from Vanderbilt University." The announcement said that changes in the economics of health care require more flexibility and independence for the medical center. But the statement from Chancellor Nicholas S.
November 17, 2014
Westchester Community College has called off its basketball season amid investigations into alleged transcript fraud by some of its former students who subsequently enrolled at other colleges to play on the teams, The Journal News reported. The New York State Inspector General's Office and the National Junior College Athletic Association are both currently conducting investigations of the college's program.  

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