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 1, 2014
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst on Wednesday asked Bill Cosby to stop down as honorary co-chair of the institution's fund-raising campaign, and he agreed, The Boston Globe reported. Cosby, who received master's and doctoral degrees in education from UMass, has been a major donor in the past (photo at right shows him at a UMass event).
December 1, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Alfred Crosby, a professor of polymer science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, discusses his work to create a super-sticky adhesive modeled after the feet of a gecko. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
December 1, 2014
Simmons College has urged Massachusetts authorities to prosecute a former employee for fraud, saying that she was found to have been "misappropriating School of Management student fees and other monies for her own use." The employee was terminated during the summer, according to a statement from President Helen Drinan.
December 1, 2014
Annual study by MLA finds declines in jobs in English and foreign languages.
December 1, 2014
Judge rules that trust that supports Deep Springs College can have mission broadened from "education of promising young men" to "education of promising young people."  
December 1, 2014
A car accident on Thursday killed Ada Meloy, general counsel of the American Council on Education, who was traveling to a Thanksgiving gathering. Since joining ACE in 2007, Meloy has played a key role in mapping legal strategy for higher education on a wide range of issues. Previously, she was deputy general counsel of New York University.
December 1, 2014
In the wake of last week's decision by the grand jury in Missouri not to issue an indictment for the shooting of Michael Brown, Howard University students were invol
December 1, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is starting to impose its views on universities in the regions it controls, Al-Fanar reported. Women and men may no longer be educated together, and instruction may only be provided by professors of the same gender as students. Courses involving study of democracy, non-Islamic societies and human rights have been canceled. Professors, speaking anonymously, expressed fear for the future. “The university is a real horror,” said a literature professor.
December 1, 2014
College vacates findings that led to expulsion of student who then sued under Title IX, arguing that handling of sexual misconduct allegations discriminated against men who were accused.

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