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 26, 2013
The U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights has announced that it found the South Carolina Technical College System and two of its colleges to be failing to comply with civil rights statutes requiring that websites be accessible to people with visual disabilities. The system and the colleges have agreed to make changes to come into compliance, and OCR said it would monitor progress on those changes.  
March 26, 2013
South Carolina's attorney general has ordered Richard Routh, a professor at the University of South Carolina Upstate, to stop seeking investors for his business, Invictus University, the Associated Press reported. A cease and desist order accused Routh of selling unregistered securities. But Routh says that the business doesn't exist and that the website for the university, which he took down, was partly for a class project.  
March 26, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Jason Keller of Chapman University explains how organisms alter one of life’s most fundamental processes in oxygen-poor environments. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
March 26, 2013
It's time for higher education leaders to admit that the way they treat those off the tenure track is unethical, and to commit to change, write Adrianna Kezar, David Longanecker and Daniel Maxey.
March 26, 2013
Supreme Court agrees to decide whether Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges and universities from considering race and ethnicity in admissions.
March 26, 2013
Republican legislators in Louisiana are accusing Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican, of trying to oust Jim Purcell as higher education commissioner, The Baton Rouge Advocate reported. The legislators say that Jindal is upset with Purcell because he has criticized the governor's proposed budget for next year.
March 26, 2013
Faculty members in arts and sciences at Rollins College have voted no confidence in President Lewis Duncan, The Orlando Sentinel reported. Faculty leaders said that Duncan has not worked well with them, or communicated well to the college. In a statement, he said that he disagreed with the criticism, and that he has "honored" the principles of shared governance.
March 25, 2013
American University is starting an undergraduate minor in sexuality and queer studies. City College of the City University of New York is starting a master's program in branding and integrated communications. College of Saint Rose is starting a master's degree in higher education leadership.

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