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 26, 2014
The Association of American Universities last week joined with similar groups from other parts of the world to issue the Leiden Statement, pledging support for the humanities and social sciences. The statement says that the members of these associations will:
November 26, 2014
Spelman College, which has found itself receiving questions about its ties to Bill Cosby, on Tuesday released a statement that noted that its ties are to Cosby and other family members, not just to the comedian who has found himself accused of drugging women and forcing them to have sex (charges he has denied).
November 25, 2014
Many voice outrage over lack of an indictment.
November 25, 2014
Leader of Eckerd angers students when he tells them to prevent sexual assault by drinking less and avoiding casual sex.
November 25, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Allison Redlich, associate professor of criminal justice at the State University of New York at Albany, profiles mental health courts. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
November 25, 2014
Many students and legislators are angry that Kean University paid $219,000 for a custom-built conference room table, NJ.com reported. The university did not seek bids on the project and used a Chinese company as part of an effort to build ties to China. Dawood Farahi, Kean's president, told NorthJersey.com it was "small-minded" to make inquiries about the cost of the table.
November 24, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, James Hanna, professor of mechanics at Virginia Tech, discusses the physics of whirling dervishes. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.    
November 24, 2014
On the latest "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free weekly news podcast, Douglas Shapiro of the National Student Clearinghouse's Douglas Shapiro discusses data showing that college completions appeared to decline in the wake of the recession. And in our second segment, Rajika Bhandari of the Institute of International Education analyzes the annual "Open Doors" report on student movement into and out of the United States.

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