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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October 28, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Andrew Gallup, an assistant professor of psychology explains his theory that yawns are a mechanism designed to cool the brain. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
October 27, 2014
Three colleges in New York State have reached an agreement with the state's attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, to drop application questions on criminal records that Schneiderman and others said went too far, The New York Times reported. At St.
October 27, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Alex Müller, a fellow at the University of Cape Town, in South Africa, chronicles the plight of LGBT patients in the health care arena. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
October 27, 2014
On the latest "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free weekly news podcast, the University of Minnesota's Nancy Sims joined Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the implications for librarians and professors of a federal appeals court's decision about colleges' use of copyrighted materials in electronic reserves.
October 27, 2014
The University of Zimbabwe has banned students from kissing on campus, BBC reported. While the university has not detailed its rationale for the ban, students are objecting. "In this age to say I'm no longer allowed to kiss or hug someone ... is unreasonable," said Tsitsi Mazikana, a student.  
October 27, 2014
Faculty members at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania have voted no confidence in President Robert R. Jennings, citing declining enrollment and worsening financial conditions at the historically black institution, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The university declined to comment on the vote.
October 27, 2014
University of Warwick backs down on charges that led to punishment of influential professor for nine months.
October 27, 2014
Benedictine University, whose main campus is outside Chicago, plans to shift its Springfield campus away from undergraduate programs for new high school graduates, and to instead focus on adult students, The State Journal-Register reported. Officials cited the growth of the nontraditional population and the increased competition for the shrinking number of traditional students. As a result of the shift, 75 of the 100 Springfield campus employees will lose their jobs.  

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