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 16, 2013
The Senate of Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been considering and is expected to vote for a proposal to allow doctoral theses to be submitted in English, Haaretz reported. While it is currently possible to obtain special permission to submit a thesis in English, the requirement is that they be submitted in Hebrew.
January 16, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Juliana Fernandes of the University of Miami explores the downside of negative political ads. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 16, 2013
Authorities on Tuesday charged Roger Springfield -- who until his recent firing was media director for Syracuse University's athletics department -- with illegally making videos of male athletes leaving the shower room, The Syracuse Post-Standard reported.
January 16, 2013
2 killed at community college in Kentucky. Financial aid director shot at Stevens Institute of Business & Arts. Plus a compilation of articles on gun violence and higher education.
January 15, 2013
California officials will today announce a program in which San Jose State University and Udacity, a provider of massive open online courses, to create online courses in remedial algebra, college-level algebra, and introductory statistics, The New York Times reported. The courses will be offered to San Jose State and community college students.
January 15, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Priscila Caçola of the University of Texas at Arlington explains a condition that causes balance and motor skill impairments in many children. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 15, 2013
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas -- known for not speaking out during sessions of the court -- spoke on Monday, the first time in seven years of hearings. While the official transcript did not capture his words, recording only that Justice Thomas said the words "Well -- he did not -- ," court observers believe that he cracked a joke at the expense of Yale University's law school, which is where he went to law school, The New York Times reported.

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