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 4, 2012
Federal appeals court rejects suit against U. of Minnesota over a research center's website that called materials questioning the Armenian genocide "unreliable."
May 3, 2012
Opposition leaders report that Syrian security forces raided dormitories at the Aleppo University Wednesday, killing four students, injuring others and arresting at least 50, the Associated Press reported.
May 3, 2012
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has introduced five bachelor's degrees in science fields for which the price tag for students will total $10,000 for a four-year degree, The Midland Reporter-Telegram reported. The degrees fulfill a challenge by Texas Governor Rick Perry, a Republican, to create $10,000 programs. Students in other programs at Permian Basin are charged about $25,000 for a four-year degree.  
May 3, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Lisa Levin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego explains the discovery of a new class of deep-sea environment. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
May 3, 2012
American University of Beirut is starting a master's degree program in human resource management. Michigan Technological University is starting a bachelor of science in engineering, with a technical emphasis in mining engineering. Saint Joseph College, in Connecticut, is starting a doctor of nursing practice program.
May 3, 2012
Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee announced Wednesday that he would veto a bill designed to require Vanderbilt University to abandon its anti-bias policies with regard to student religious groups, The Tennessean reported. Vanderbilt requires groups seeking recognition to have "all comers" policies, meaning that all students at the university are welcome to join and participate.
May 3, 2012
As science doctoral students progress toward their Ph.D.s, they become less likely to want to become a professor, survey finds.
May 2, 2012
The California State University System board will consider a policy next week that would freeze the pay of campus presidents, but allow foundations associated with the campuses to pay for raises, The Los Angeles Times reported. The system has been strongly criticized in recent months for increasing pay for some presidential hires amid new rounds of budget cuts and tuition increases.

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