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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January 12, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Angela Crean, an evolutionary ecologist at the University of New South Wales, discusses telegony, the idea that a woman's past sexual partners can influence the genetics of her children. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 12, 2015
On "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free news podcast, two experts on faculty and labor, William A. Herbert and Gary Rhoades, discuss the recent ruling of the National Labor Relations Board that may make it much easier for unions to organize faculty members at private colleges and universities. Sign up here to be notified of new editions of "This Week."  
January 12, 2015
Arbitrator says U. of Hawaii must hire longtime non-tenure-track faculty member for permanent post. Could contract provision on which ruling was based help others?
January 12, 2015
Some students at Montclair State University are asking why the institution needs to spend $210,000 on a 12-foot bronze statue of the mascot, a red hawk, NorthJer
January 12, 2015
MLA debates when and how it should enter political debates, and whether it should endorse boycott of Israeli universities -- with scholars on all sides invoking academic freedom.
January 12, 2015
Paine College announced Saturday that it is suspending its football program, which its board voted in 2012 to revive. The team played its first season in 2014. A statement from the college noted the financial and accrediting problems facing the historically black college.
January 12, 2015
Eleven people have pleaded guilty in a scheme in which students filed tax forms to receive refunds on behalf of people other than themselves, including -- six former football players at the University of South Dakota who were on the team at the time of the wrongdoing, the Associated Press reported. The schemed involved students identifying people they know and then filing the tax returns with other addresses than those of the people ostensibly filing, and then keeping the refunds.
January 12, 2015
The White House will be the site of a meeting this week with Obama administration officials, college athletics directors and leaders of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, USA Today reported. The meeting is expected to come before the announcement of a "Coalition to Save College Sports," organized by the commissioners of conferences in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

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