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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December 14, 2012
Students, faculty members and alumni are protesting the decision by Morgan State University's board not to renew the contract of David Wilson as president, The Baltimore Sun reported. Wilson's supporters point to progress at the university in the three years he has led it, and the lack of any information from the board about why it decided to seek a new president.
December 14, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Elisabeth Blagrove of the University of Warwick reveals why shapes can influence how we perceive faces. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
December 14, 2012
Richard M. Joel, president of Yeshiva University, issued an apology Thursday for the way the institution may have handled allegations during the 1970s of sex abuse of boys at a high school the university runs.
December 14, 2012
Hampden-Sydney College has expelled one student and punished three others for their roles in an ugly gathering involving racial epithets after President Obama was re-elected. The students' guilt and punishments were determined by student courts. The student who was expelled was found guilty of violating college rules against disruptive behavior, harassment and lewd behavior.
December 14, 2012
The admissions office at the University of Chicago has received an unusual package -- addressed to Henry Walton Jones Jr. (Indiana Jones, in other words).
December 14, 2012
Twelve British universities have created Futurelearn as a platform for MOOCs (massive open online courses) to be available free to anyone in the world, Times Higher Education reported. Courses will be offered by:
December 13, 2012
Sudan is seeing major student protests this week in the wake of the deaths of four students at Gezira University who participated in a protest over tuition rates, AFP reported. Protest organizers said that the four students were among participants in a peaceful protest that was disrupted by a pro-government student group. University officials said that the students drowned.  
December 13, 2012
David Geffen, the entertainment executive and philanthropist, has donated $100 million to the University of California at Los Angeles for scholarships for medical students. UCLA's medical school was named for Geffen in 2002 after he donated $200 million to support it. The new gift is designed to cover all medical school expenses for top students, allowing them to graduate debt-free.  

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