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 3, 2014
Dante Martin, a former member of the Florida A&M University marching band, was found guilty on Friday of manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of Robert Champion, another band member at the time, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The defense had contended that Champion knew about the traditions of the band and voluntarily submitted. But jurors apparently rejected that argument.  
November 3, 2014
On the latest "This Week," Inside Higher Ed's free weekly news podcast, Ben Miller of the New America Foundation and Vickie Schray of Bridgepoint Education join Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman to discuss the new gainful employment regulations. Sign up here for notification of new editions of "This Week."
November 3, 2014
Officials of the University of Maryland at College Park are apologizing for the actions of the three co-captains of the football team, ESPN reported. After scuffles between the Maryland squad and that of Pennsylvania State University before a game on Saturday, the Maryland co-captains refused to shake with their Penn State counterparts in the traditional pre-game moment.
November 3, 2014
Faculty members in the main undergraduate college at the University of California at Los Angeles voted narrowly on Friday -- 332 to 303 -- to require all undergraduates in the college to take a course on diversity. In 2012 and 2004, the faculty rejected diversity requirements. Additional reviews are necessary before Friday's vote becomes final, but this takes the idea further than has been the case previously.
October 31, 2014
California University of Pennsylvania has taken the unusual step of calling off a home football game scheduled for Saturday after five members of its football team were arrested in what officials called a "violent" incident, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The university has suspended the players.
October 31, 2014
Custodians at Howard University are objecting to their work being outsourced in a system in which they will become employees of a private company, independent of Howard, The Washington Post reported. Outsourcing of custodial services is increasingly common in higher education, and Howard officials say it will help them become more efficient.
October 31, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Richard Veit, professor of anthropology at Monmouth University, discusses the rich cultural, historical and artistic presence in cemeteries. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
October 31, 2014
Dominican College, in New York, is starting an M.B.A. and an advanced certificate in health-care management. Morehead State University, in Kentucky, is starting a bachelor's degree in neuroscience. University of New Orleans is starting an online master's degree in hospitality and tourism management.

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