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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November 11, 2011
North Carolina Supreme Court upholds authority of police forces at religious colleges.
November 11, 2011
Norwich University is starting an online master of arts program in American history. University of California at Davis is starting a major in sustainable agriculture. University of Indianapolis is starting an interdisciplinary major called "experience design," on the research, design and creation of real or virtual interactive or multisensory experiences.
November 11, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Kurt Piehler of Florida State University discusses the World War II incident that defined the mission and meaning of wartime military chaplains. Find out more about the Academic Minute here.
November 11, 2011
A feature article in The Los Angeles Times discusses what it was like in South Korea this week on the day of the College Scholastic Ability Test -- a nine-hour exam that determines students' chances of getting in to top universities. Weeks before the test, mothers start to pray and and to leave wreaths at Buddhist shrines.
November 11, 2011
David L. Soltz, president of Bloomsburg University, wants everyone at that Pennsylvania institution to know that Pennsylvania State University is no role model when it comes to reporting possible incidents of child abuse. Soltz sent a memo to everyone on campus Thursday specifying that anyone who sees possible child abuse on campus must call the police first and only then notify one's immediate supervisor.
November 10, 2011
The suicides of two undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this fall have shaken the university and prompted a review of all aspects of student life and student services, The Boston Globe reported. While MIT has had suicides before, these two have been particularly upsetting to many on the campus because of the youth of the students, both of whom were 18.
November 10, 2011
Universities in Kenya have largely been shut down by faculty strikes, The Daily Nation reported. At some universities, the strikes are disrupting final exams and/or graduation ceremonies.  

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