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 14, 2014
A judge in New Jersey has ordered the parents of a 21-year-old woman to pay $16,000 toward her college costs this year, ABC 6 News reported. The parents are estranged from their daughter and don't want to pay for her costs at Temple University, where she is charged out-of-state rates. But the judge said that they were responsible, even though their daughter is a legal adult.  
November 14, 2014
Webster University, which operates 71 campuses in the United States, plans to close three of them, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The university cited declining enrollments and declined to name the campuses.  
November 14, 2014
A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit against Northwestern University by a student who says that the institution didn't take strong enough action when she reported that she was sexually assaulted by a professor in 2012, The Chicago Tribune reported. The case has attracted widespread attention. The judge found that the university took "timely, reasonable and successful measures" after the student filed a complaint.  
November 13, 2014
Authorities have arrested a man and recovered 50 laptops stolen from the University of California at Los Angeles.
November 13, 2014
Harvard University is planning to expand its computer science faculty by 50 percent over the next decade, The Boston Globe reported. The university hopes that its new total of 36 computer science faculty slots will allow it to compete with still larger programs at Stanford University (about 50) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (55).
November 13, 2014
Kent Syverud, chancellor of Syracuse University, has issued a statement in which he apologizes for the way some re
November 13, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Keith Hatschek, a professor of music at the University of the Pacific, discusses the civil rights activism of jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
November 13, 2014
Middlebury College announced that with a gift and funds from the college, the Bread Loaf Campus -- home to an English and writing program on 2,100 acres in the Green Mountains -- will be conserved in perpetuity. An endowment will pay for conservation funds.

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