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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May 21, 2013
Antioch University Los Angeles is starting a master of arts in nonprofit management. Atlanta Metropolitan College is starting a bachelor of science in criminal justice. Brevard Community College is starting an associate of science in respiratory therapy.
May 21, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Phil Fisher of the University of Oregon reveals infants' ability to pick up on the tone of conversations around them. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
May 21, 2013
Departments are offering online courses and making use of new tools for teaching, survey finds.
May 21, 2013
"I don't apologize for any of my writing," says Jason Richwine, whose 2009 Harvard University Ph.D. dissertation has received much scrutiny over the last 10 days. The dissertation argues that there will be a long-term gap in the IQs of Latino immigrants and their offspring, and critics at Harvard and elsewhere said that he lacked evidence to back his theory, and was providing intellectual support for racist ideas.
May 20, 2013
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a Republican, is seeking the right to sell buildings on University of Wisconsin campuses, as well as buildings owned by other units of the state, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Some legislators and student groups are opposing the plan. They note that, in the case of some facilities, buildings were paid for by student fees with the understanding that they would be used for students.
May 20, 2013
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2013:
May 20, 2013
Authorities say that a student at Georgia Gwinnett College faked his kidnapping because he didn't want to tell his parents that he had failed English for the second time, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Aftab Aslam called the police last month after law enforcement officials received a text saying he had been kidnapped. He returned home eight days later.
May 20, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Jay Dickson of Brown University explains what the world's saltiest pond has to say about the possibility of life on Mars. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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