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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March 23, 2012
Josef Dobes, the controversial education minister in the Czech Republic, is stepping down, Radio Prague reported. Dobes said he was leaving to protest budget cuts to his agency. Many students and academics in the country criticized his tenure in office, and particularly his plan to impose tuition at universities.  
March 23, 2012
A student at Florida Atlantic University was physically removed from a class and then tased when she refused to get into a police car, following an in-class outburst that included expletives and statements about hurting people. The incident in class was filmed and posted to YouTube. (Warning: the video contains graphic language.)    
March 23, 2012
Appeals panel backs U. of Illinois contention that its tenure-track and non-tenure track professors can't have a single bargaining unit.
March 22, 2012
Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives are threatening to cut the budget of the University of Michigan if it does not provide more details on its research with stem cells, The Detroit Free Press reported. The Republicans are specifically demanding information about the exact number of stem cell lines at Michigan, something university officials say is more complicated than it may sound.
March 22, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Karen McCormack of Wheaton College, in Massachusetts, examines the challenges faced by women and minorities in recovering from the foreclosure crisis. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 22, 2012
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Marian University Marilyn Bugenhagen, education Greta Kostac, nursing Abbey Rosen, chemistry Matthew Szromba, history Marquette University
March 22, 2012
First-of-its-kind analysis compares purchasing power of professors at public universities in 28 countries. U.S. is topped by (in order) Canada, Italy, South Africa and India.
March 22, 2012
A Boston College football player is facing charges of violating the wiretap statute in Massachusetts by secretly recording another football player having sex with a female student, the Associated Press reported. The female student says that she found out about the recording after the football player distributed it and people started making fun of her.

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