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
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.  
November 14, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Cristina Cox Fernandes, a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, chronicles the discovery of a new species of fish and discusses the importance of continuing to search, find and document new species. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
November 14, 2014
A judge in New Jersey has ordered the parents of a 21-year-old woman to pay $16,000 toward her college costs this year, ABC 6 News reported. The parents are estranged from their daughter and don't want to pay for her costs at Temple University, where she is charged out-of-state rates. But the judge said that they were responsible, even though their daughter is a legal adult.  
November 14, 2014
Webster University, which operates 71 campuses in the United States, plans to close three of them, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The university cited declining enrollments and declined to name the campuses.  

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