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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June 6, 2014
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetry Fund, withdrew as graduation speaker at Smith College this year as some students protested the organization she leads. But she is scheduled to get an honorary degree on Monday -- but not from Smith.
June 6, 2014
Editorial board members of the journal Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation are furious about their publisher, Taylor & Francis, for delaying publication of and changing a special issue about the damage done to scholarship by for-profit publishers, Times Higher Education reported. Some board members may quit. The publisher notes that the pieces, in some form, were eventually published.  
June 5, 2014
While majority of members who voted backed measure, it didn't receive the required minimum to set official policy.
June 5, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Jeremy Mould, professor of astrophysics and supercomputers at the Swinburne Institute of Technology, observes that gravity has remained unchanged for billions of years. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
June 5, 2014
Florida State College at Jacksonville is starting a bachelor of applied science program in logistics. Frostburg State University is staring an online master of science in nursing program. Gwynedd Mercy University is starting a doctor of nursing practice degree.
June 5, 2014
An article in the journal Current Biology argues that it isn't a mystery which science Ph.D.s will land academic jobs. The paper argues that academic positions are determined by just a few factors: the number of publications, the "impact factor" of the journals in which those papers are published, and the number of papers that receive more citations than would be expected for the journals in which the work appears.  

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